Sixth Grade Science

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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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Curriculum Reference Guide for Parents Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence and SOL Descriptions
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1st & 3rd NW Review Notes
2nd & 4th NW Review Notes
District review notes for students and parents
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1st NW Vocabulary Sort
2nd NW Vocabulary Sort
3rd NW Vocabulary Sort
4th NW Vocabulary Sort
Vocabulary Sort
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1st or 3rd 9 Weeks Vocab Review
2nd or 4th 9 Weeks Vocab Review
Cumulative Review
Quizlet flashcard review activity
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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Science Study Jams Find over 200 Jams on many different topics
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SOL Enhanced Specific activites by SOL created by DOE
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning
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My Science Box hands-on science curriculum
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National Science Foundation: Special Reports Videos and lesson plans produced by the National Science Foundation
Picture Perfect Science Lessons

Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry, 3-6

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6.1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations

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6.2  The student will investigate and understand basic sources of energy, their origins, transformations, and uses.

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6.3 The student will investigate and understand the role of solar energy in driving most natural processes within the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and on the Earth’s surface.

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6.4 The student will investigate and understand that all matter is made up of atoms.

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Atoms, Elements and Compounds An activity using the SMARTBoard.
It Matters An activity using the SMARTBoard.
Understand Matter Jeopardy Gameshow review
Periodic Table of Videos

Interactive periodic table

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6.5 The student will investigate and understand the unique properties and characteristics of water and its roles in the natural and human-made environment.

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6.6 The student will investigate and understand the properties of air and the structure and dynamics of the Earth’s atmosphere.

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6.7 The student will investigate and understand the natural processes and human interactions that affect watershed systems.

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Watersheds
Webquest Rubric

A webquest for learning about watersheds.
The Watershed Game

Examine the issues in each area of a watershed, then see the impacts of your choices! Interactive game.

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6.8 The student will investigate and understand the organization of the solar system and the interactions among the various bodies that comprise it.

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Solar System Movie Instructions for creating a movie about the solar system using Windows Movie Maker.
Share the Skies Enables students to study astronomy in real time
Moon Phases Review-use the school pad and pen to label the phases of the moon.

Planet Hopping

Brochure

A webquest for learning about the planets in the solar system. Included is a blank brochure that students can fill in as they travel through the solar system webquest.

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6.9 The student will investigate and understand public policy decisions relating to the environment.

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Review

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Dynamic Periodic Table Interactive Periodic Table
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Puzzle Maker Use their word lists or create your own to generate crosswords, word searches or word scrambles
Science Review Jeopardy Review Game

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