6th Grade Science/Computer Applications
Welcome to 6th grade science. These are the exciting topics we will explore together.
1st Six Weeks - Intro: Processes for Scientific Investigations
Unit 1: Properties of Matter
2nd Six Weeks - Unit 2: Elements & Compounds
3rd Six Weeks - Unit 3: Energy Resources and Transformations
Unit 4: Thermal Energy
4th Six Weeks - Unit 5: Force and Motion
Unit 6: Solar System
5th Six Weeks - Unit 7: Layers of the Earth
Unit 8: Plate Tectonics
6th Six Weeks - Unit 9: Taxonomic Groups
Unit 10: Ecosystems
Classroom expectations –
Be in your seat and ready to work when the tardy bell rings.
Practice good listening skills and follow directions.
Respect others and their property. Be polite!
Follow all lab instructions carefully. Wait for instructions before beginning labs.
Obey all school rules.
Bring to class everyday –
Student planner (provided by the school)
Science Binder – Each of the following sections should be separated with a tabbed divider.
Grading Policy –
Daily Assignments will count 60%
Lab reports, Homework, and participation grades
Work should be turned in on time. The highest grade a student can earn on late work
will be a 70.
Major Assignments will count 40%
Unit tests, Projects, and Warm-up quizzes
You will have the opportunity to complete test corrections to earn a maximum of one-half
of the missed points.