6th Grade Science(9 Units, 83 Lessons)
Big Idea: Explore and "mine" the textbook to understand where to find the table of contents, glossary, index, and other text features.
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Big Idea: With this activity students practice using all of their senses, learn to accurately record their observations, and understand how to effectively communicate that information with other scientists.
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Big Idea: Safety in the science lab cannot be emphasized strongly enough! When you practice lab safety, students will be more willing to do so too.
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Big Idea: Vote for the "Best of Show!" As students create a Safety Poster, it will help them synthesize information learned, share or publish, and present their own work. Then have them vote!
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Big Idea: When using the Scientific Method, students learn to ask questions, make observations, collect data, and interpret results.
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Big Idea: Measuring is a necessary skill and it is important that scientists around the world accurately use the same measurement system.
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Big Idea: Do you wonder what keeps you warm on a cold, snowy day? Learn to measure temperature by investigating which materials are good insulators.
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Big Idea: Can you measure a football field with a marker? Can you measure a desk with your hands? Through Trade Books, let's explore why it's important to use a standard system of measurement.
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Big Idea: Metric is the language of the scientific community and being able to understand and use these terms is an important science skill. Good vocabulary can help you say what you mean.
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