Sixth Grade Syllabus9//20Students should bring Chromebook charged, Science folder, file box and pen/pencils to class each day!Have a parent sign your "Welcome to Sixth Grade Team Liberty" classroom rules!9//20Write 2 paragraphs for "My Scientific Summer" project. Submit your completed assignment through the Google Classroom post by clicking the "turn in" button.9//20Conduct a Microscope Investigation9//20Study for your science safety quiz.Use the Lab Safety Review assignment on Google Classroom and the study guide in my file library.9//20Science Safety Quiz!9//20Show Mr. Walden your corrected Safety Quiz for 10 extra points!9//20Complete the Scintific Method Newsela and Flocabulary assignments.9//20Scientific Method: Complete your "Reaction Time" Investiagtion.9//20Complete the Google Classroom post Hypothesize and Experiment. The documents are titled "More Than Just A Guess" and "In Pursuit of Answers". Turn in when completed.9//20Compete your scientific Inquiry "Stickiest Tape" and submit your lab report.9//20Study for the Scientific Method/Inquiry Test10//20Scientific Method/Inquiry Test10//20 - 11//20Astronaut Training commences in preparation for our rendezous with Halley's Comet at the Challenger Science Center, in Airmont, NY.10//20Return your permission slips for the Challenger Science Center field trip. The trip will take place on Thursday, November 14, 2019.10//20Complete and submit "Working in Space: Perfection Game".10//20Begin "Astronaunt Application and Essay".10//20Fill out your astronaut vocabulary by adding each term and definition to a file card.Begin reviewing your astronaunt vocabulary file cards and use the Quizlet online activity.The astronaut vocab quiz will be on Tuesday, 10/29/19.10//2010//2010//20Study your file cards, quizlet, and study guide for the Astronaut Vocabulary Quiz on Tuesday, 10/29/19!10//20Astronaut Training Vocabulary Quiz.10/30/19Investigating a Comet10/31/19Model a Comet Experiment11//20Complete questions 1 - 23 from "Using the Electromagnetic Spectrum," in Google Classroom classwork. Answer the questions using the diagrams and link "Astronomer's Toolbox".11//20View the "Electromagnetic Spectrum" Brainpop video. Complete the review quiz, simulation, activity, and graphic organizer. Save and submit your answers in brainpop.Play the Electromagnetic Spectrum Online Interactive Activity by CLICKING HERE!11//20
Electromagnetic Spectrum Investigation
Line Spectra Link11//20Skittles Lab Report is due! Please submit your lab report, 2 single bar graphs and 2 double bar graphs.11//20Mission Accomplished Debriefing11//2011//20Complete the "Gravity" Brainpop.
Use the NASA website http://spaceplace.nasa.gov to investigate orbits.Click the "Earth" tab to review the page "Orbits R Us " and "Launch a Rocket from a Spinning Planet".Click the "Universe" tab and attempt the activity "Shoot a Cannonball into Orbit".11//20Complete the Gravity Exploration Investigation.11//20Complete the Seasons activities from brainpop.com including the "challenge", primary source, and activity page.11//20Study Jams "Seasons" Slide Show12//20Season Interactive12//20Reasons for the Seasons Experiment.12//20Complete eclipse classwork, "Casting Shadows".
12//20Select "level 3". Read from the scroll down box, view the animations, and answer the multiple choice questions.
12//20Earth, Moon, and Sun interaction Quiz.1//21Complete a Moon Phase "Moon Pop" activity.1//21 - 1//21Moon Phase Experiment1//211//21Analyze and Interpret Moon Phases ProjectData and Bar Graph Link: Click Here!Create a graph Click Here!1//21Moon Phases Quiz Review: Study Guide, Quizlet, notes, file cards, and diagrams.1//21Lunar Phases Quiz
Model The Solar SystemEnrichment Activity:Complete A Solar System Web Quest.1//19We are designing a space-themed amusement park that contains rides based on the planet they represent. Ride designs should be influenced by surface features and atmospheric conditions. Write or type the ride name, describe it, mention which planet it relates to, and what feature or condition influenced your decision.
Science essay is due 1//19Type three to five paragraphs with a minimum of 15-25 sentences.You may write about one topic (Sun, planets, dwarf planets, moons, satellites, asteroids, meteors, or comets) discussed in class related to the Solar System.Please include a hand drawn or downloaded picture.The ESSAY must fit on one page!Research and record 9 supporting details on file cards. Then, edit your two sentence thesis written in class. Be prepared to begin filling in an essay outline.Star Magnitude (Brightness) Inquiry1//19Study for your Universe Test!1//19Complete the Universe Review online pre-test.1//19Universe Test.1//19Have the Universe test signed and corrected.1//19Landform Detectives Link: CLICK HERELandform Games Click Here: Attempt the 8 activities related to Earth's land forms.
View "Our Changing Earth" video in Google Classroom. Complete and submit the activity: Our Changing Earth Review Answers.2//19Reread online textbook pages 238 - 245. Record vocabulary words and definitions. Answer questions 1-6 on page 245 from the text. Watch the plate tectonics brainpop and complete the quiz, activities, and challenge.
Dynamic Earth Online Interactive Activity
Review Plate Tectonics: Explore these websites and games. https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/earth/plates-on-the-move2
Reread online textbook pages 246 - 255. Record vocabulary words and definitions. Answer questions 1-6 on page 255 in the text.
Longitude and Latitude Review2//19
Investigating Earthquakes & Volcanoes:
Watch the brainpops or study jams and complete the quizzes and activities. To locate the webquest click below.
Click Here!2//19Complete questions 1-20 from the Chapter 6 "Changes to Earth's Surface" pretest on pages 260 & 261.Begin studying for your Chapter 6 "Changes to Earth's Surface" Test.2//19Studying for your Chapter 6 "Changes to Earth's Surface" Test2//19Chapter 6 "Changes to Earth's Surface" Test2//19Correct and have your test signed. Return to Mr. Walden.2//19Online textbook Page 271 answer questions 1 - 6.3//19Correct and have your Mapping Earthquake and Volcano Quiz signed. Return to Mr. Walden.
Complete online textbook page 281 questions 1 - 6.
Use the following link to review "Rock Classification".
Online textbook page 287, questions 1 - 6.
Complete and Submit "The Mystery Fossil Bones Re-articulation Inquiry".4//19Online textbook page 311, questions 1 - 6.4//19"Getting into the Fossil Record" Online Interactive Activity and scavenger hunt:4//19"Categorizing Fossils By Type" investigation.4//19Online textbook page 317, questions 1 - 6.4//19Complete the "Understanding Geologic Time" web quest:Link to Fossil Video: CLICK HERE!4//19Life on Earth: A Fossil History Inquiry & Interpreting the Geologic Time Scale4//19Online textbook page 325, questions 1 - 6.4//19"Life Has a History" online interactive activity and scavenger hunt.Visit Dinosaur Brainpop.com and complete the Challenge and Activity Page. Click GameUp and attempt the "Construct-a-saurus" and "Life Preservers" interactive.4//19The Properties of Fossils Lab ReportVisit Dinosaur Brainpop.com and complete the Challenge and Activity Page. Click GameUp and attempt the "Construct-a-saurus" and "Life Preservers" interactive.Fossils: Paleontologists Profound Find! A multi-media project and presentation5//19Complete your multi-media project. Presentations begin...Complete questions 1-20 from the Chapter 8 "Fossils" pretest on pages 330 & 331.Begin studying for your Chapter 8 "Fossils" Test.Study for your Chapter 8 "Fossils" TestChapter 8 "Fossils" TestCorrect and have your test signed. Return to Mr. Walden.5/10/18Water Cycle: Complete questions 1 - 6 on textbook page 343.5/14/18Answer "Where's The Water" experiment conclusion questions.5/16/18Complete the Project Wet activity: "The Blue Traveler". CLICK HERE!5/17/18Water Cycle Quiz5/21/18Earth's Atmosphere & Weather!Online textbook page 375 questions 1 - 6.5/22/18Atmosphere Virtual Lab Click Here!"Interactions Within the Atmosphere" online interactive activity. CLICK HERE!Print your responses to the interactive and submit.Play Green Ninja Carbon Command and Carbon Runner: these are arcade-style games that include information about the carbon cycle's effect on our atmosphere, land, and oceans. Click Here!5/24/18"Layers of the Atmosphere" Graphing Quiz. Create a line graph using the average temperatures recorded at different altitudes above Earth's surface.
Bring in a paper lunch bag to use during the experiment.5/30/18Read online textbook pages 376 - 385. Fill out file cards for the highlighted vocabulary terms and definitions. Answer questions 1 - 6.6/1/18Boom! Thunder Experiment.6/5/18
"Earth's Changing Climate" online interactive activity. CLICK HERE!
View the "Weather" brainpop. Complete the Quiz, Primary Source Activity, and the GameUp: "Wind Simulator".
Comparing Climates Graphing Investigation Handout To create an online graph, click here!
Read online textbook pages 386 - 395. Fill out file cards for the highlighted vocabulary terms and definitions. Answer questions 1 - 6 on page 395.6/7/18View the "Natural Disaster" brainpop movie. Complete the Quiz and Meaning of Beep game.6/8/18Create a Hurricane Online Interactive Activity CLICK HERE!
Begin designing your "Weather Report Videos and Presentations".
6/11/18 - 6/15/18Return your Science textbook to Mr. Walden.6/18/18Return your Chromebook and charger!Have A Wonderful Summer!