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6th Grade Science

 6th Grade Science

Mr. Chin

mchin@csdo.org

 

Objectives:

·      To read, study, research and conduct experiments

·      To learn to utilize and understand the scientific method

·      To apply scientific concepts to their own practical world

·      To gain an understanding of basic scientific principles about

o   Weather and Water

o   Human Systems Interactions

o   Diversity of Life

 

 

Skills to be reinforced:

·      Note taking and outlining

·      Comprehension of chapters and related science themes

·      Research and Report writing

·      Investigation Reports

·      Application of engineering and design principles

 

 

Diocesan required concepts will be covered thoroughly so that students will enter high school with a solid background in Earth, Life, and Physical science. In this class, we will cover the following Earth, Life and Physical Science sub categories:

 

Physical Science and Earth Science

            Trimester 1- Weather and Water

Life Science

            Trimester 2- Human Systems Interactions

            Trimester 3- Diversity of Life

 

Texts:

Earth Science Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 1999

Life Science Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 1999

Physical Science Glencoe/McGraw-Hill 1999

This year along with the texts listed above students will be utilizing FOSS kits to model and deepen their understanding of the concepts covered.

 

Daily:

Students should review their notes and assignments regularly so that they are prepared for tests and quizzes. Students are responsible for all homework assigned in class. NO late work will be accepted for full credit unless a student has been absent. It is the STUDENT’S responsibility to speak to all teachers to get all absent work.

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