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Grade 6 Science Scope & Sequence

-- Unit 2 - Weather

Big Blue Pebble

Students investigate rocks and minerals, create three-dimensional topographic maps, and conduct soil experiments in this exploration of the Earth’s processes.

3 or 5 Sessions. PS 2.1 a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j, 2.2k,l,m,n,o,p,q,r
Field Trip details: Field Trip to Local Park
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-- Unit 3 - Diversity of Life

Local Aquatic Ecology

In the classroom, students are introduced to the biotic and abiotic factors that comprise an aquatic ecosystem.  They conduct field research to assess the health of a pond environment.

3 or 5 Sessions. LE 5.1c,d,e, 5.1a, 6.1a.b,c, 6.2a,b,c
Field Trip details: Field Trip to Nearby Pond
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Secret Life of Plants

In this course students explore the intricacies of the natural botanical world and learn the basic principles of scientific experimentation.  Each student will have the opportunity to raise a plant from seed and watch it grow.  Through hand on activities students will also learn the fundamentals of flower anatomy and photosynthesis.

English Language Learner, 3 or 5 Sessions. LE 1.1a,h, 6.2a,b,c, 5.1d,e
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-- Unit 4 - Interdependence

Project Green Lab

Through a series of hand-on activities, this program introduces students to the living environment. Investigations include ecosystems, food webs, botany, human impact on the environment, and the scientific method.

3 or 5 Sessions. LE 1.1h, 7.1a, 7.2a,b, ICT 1.2
Field Trip details: Field Trip to Local Park
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