Lessons 2015-2016

Daily Lesson Sequence for 6th Grade Science 2015-2016

Lesson 1: First Day of School – Welcome to 6th grade science! Introductions & Scavenger Hunt
HW: Permission Slip if you did not hand it in today

Lesson 2: Go over Scavenger Hunt & Discuss Expectations & Procedures for our Camp Linwood Trip
HW: Pack for our trip!

Lesson 3: Introduction to Prompts & Cup Stacking Challenge
HW: Prompt Slide #2 – What does each scientist study?

Lesson 4: Nature of Science & Start “I am a Scientist
HW: Prompt Slide #3 – What does each scientist study?

Lesson 5: “I am a Scientist” continued
HW: Prompt Slide #4 – What does each scientist study?
Complete I am a scientist Instagram drawing – due 9/18 or 9/21 – see calendar

Lesson 6: SpongeBob Safety Scenarios
HW: Prompt Slide #5 – Identify 6 safety concerns

Lesson 7: SpongeBob Safety Scenarios continued & Boy in the Water
HW: Prompt Slide #6 – Identify the safety symbols
Vocab cut & Paste – this will be graded for correctness

Lesson 8: Mystery Footprints
HW: Prompt Slide #7 – Observation vs. Inferences
Qualt/Quant/Obs/Inf Handout

Lesson 9: Go over Qual/Quant/Obs/Inf Homework, Mystery Footprints Lesson continued
HW: Prompt Slide #8 – Mystery Photo #1

Lesson 10: D&T Activity
HW: Prompt Slide #9 – What does each scientist study?

Lesson 11: D&T Activity continued
HW: Prompt Slide #10 – Mystery Photo #2
D& T Write up and Picture on an index card – due Monday, you can hand it in early

Lesson 12: Metric System Notes
HW: Prompt Slide #11 – What does each scientist study?
Bring in a bottle filled with stuff -see calendar for ideas

Lesson 13: Metric System Notes continued, D&T Questions & Picture Due
HW: Prompt Slide # 12 – Pencil lengths in cm & mm
Finish Metric Measurements handouts if not done in class
Bring in a bottle filled with stuff -see calendar for ideas

Lesson 14: Volume Activity – Length x Width x Height
HW: Prompt Slide # 13 – Bug lengths in cm & mm
Practice LxWxH notes & handout
Bring in a bottle filled with stuff – see calendar for ideas

Lesson 15: Volume Activity – displacement using a graduated cylinder
HW: Prompt Slide # 14 – Volume of rectangular prisms
Read directions on HW calendar carefully
Bring in a bottle filled with stuff – see calendar for ideas

Lesson 16: How to read a Triple Beam Balance – Laptop Activity
HW: Prompt Slide # 15 – Identify the lab equipment
Review for Test on Wed

Lesson 17: Triple Beam Balance – Bottles of Stuff!
HW: Prompt Slide # 16 – Using the correct lab equipment
Review for Test on Wed

Lesson 18: Review for Test, TBB Bottles of Stuff continued, TBB Practice
HW: Prompt Slide #17 TBB Mass due Thursday
Review for Test on Wed

Lesson 19: Mass, Volume, and Density – Can you identify the blocks?
HW: Prompt Slide #18 Mystery Photo due Mon/Tues – see calendar

Lesson 20: Float or Sink Activity – Laptops to Science – meeting as HRs
HW: Prompt Slide #19 Density Tank due Thursday – see calendar
Complete Analysis Questions due Thursday – see calendar

Lesson 21: Density Math
HW: Prompt Slide #19 Density tank due Thursday – see calendar
Complete Analysis Questions due Thursday – see calendar

Lesson 22: Density Layers Lab
HW: Prompt Slide #20 Density Shaptes
Density Column Reflection – due Monday
Return SIgned Test Folder – see Calendar for pts earned

Lesson 23: Buoyancy & Cartesian Divers
HW: Prompt Slide #21 Photo Comparison Hot Air Balloons
Density Column Reflection – due Monday
Return SIgned Test Folder – see Calendar for pts earned

Lesson 24: Penny Boat Challenge – Rules & Design Process
HW: Prompt Slide #22 Crown Problem
Review for Test

Lesson 25: Penny Boat – Design & Build
HW: Prompt Slide #23 Cartesian Diver
Review for Test

Lesson 26: Penny Boat – Compete
HW: Prompt Slide #24 Unscramble “A” Science Words
Review for Test
Think about which scientist you would like to pick for your wanted poster

Lesson 27: Penny Boat Competition continued (Penny Boat Standings)
HW: Penny Boat Reflection – 2-3 paragraphs due Tuesday if not completed in class
Review for Test on Wednesday

Lesson 28: Famous Scientist Draft Pick & Research Day 1- bring Laptop
HW: Penny Boat Reflection – 2-3 paragraphs due Tuesday if not completed in class
Review for Test on Wednesday

Lesson 29: Famous Scientist In Class Research – Meet at the Library with Laptop
HW: Review for Test on Wednesday

Test Day
HW: Prompt 25 – Unscramble “B” science words due Thurs/Friday – see calendar
Spend 15-20 minutes on research

Lesson 30: Famous Scientist In Class Research – Meet at the Library with Laptop
HW: Review for Test on Wednesday
Prompt 26 – Mystery Photo

Lesson 31: States of Matter
HW: Prompt 27 – Unscramble “C”
Sign Test Folder
Work on Wanted Poster during Academic Support this week if you need more time

Lesson 32: Phases of Matter
HW: Prompt 28 – Unscramble “D”
12 Vocab Words – Match definitions with words, collected & graded

Lesson 33: Physical & Chemical Properties/Changes
HW: Prompt 29 – Densities of Water

Lesson 34: Physical & Chemical Changes Activity
HW: Prompt 30 – Phases Movement
Physical & Chemical Changes Analysis Questions

Lesson 35: Candle Observations
HW: Prompt 31 – Campfire
Wanted Poster due Tuesday

Lesson 36: Elements, Compounds, & Mixtures Notes & Activity
HW: Prompt 32 – 3 Candles

Lesson 37: Elements, Compounds, & Mixtures Continued
HW: Prompt 33 – Space Candle
Matter – 12 Vocab Words – collected and graded

Lesson 38: BBC Laptop Activities: Mixtures, Solutions, & Phase Changes
HW: Prompt 34 – Mystery Photo

Lesson 39: Chromatography Lab
HW: Prompt 35 – Identify E, C, Ms

Lesson 40: Rainbow Lab
HW: Eat turkey and take a nap! enjoy your break 🙂

Lesson 41: Rainbow Lab continued
HW: Rainbow lab write up due Thursday
Review for test next week – study guide posted
Prompt 36 – Purple and Green?

Lesson 42: Indirect evidence activity, #s 1-8 rotation
HW: Prompt 37 – Chromatography

Lesson 43: Intro to the Atomic Model
HW: Prompt 38 – A, M, E, or C?
Atoms Vocab – collected & graded

Lesson 44: Atomic Timeline
HW: Prompt 39 – Rootbeer – can you tell the difference?
Lesson 45: Atomic Timeline Activity – continued
HW: Prompt 40 – Atom Vocab Graphic
Study for test on Thursday – Study Guide Posted
Come to class with any questions for review

Lesson 46: Review for Test
HW: Prompt 41 – Atomic Model – due Friday
Atomic Timeline Reading – due Friday

Lesson 47: Intro to the Atomic Bomb & the Manhattan Project
HW: no prompts due next week – special schedules all week

Lessons 48, 49, & 50: WW2, Atomic Bomb, & the Cold War
HW: Sign Test Folder this week

Lessons 51 – The “Atoms” Family
HW: Did you return your signed test folder?
Prompt 42

Lessons 52 – The “Atoms” Family – Math
HW: Prompt 43
Quiz Next Week – Atomic Model and Atom’s Family

Lessons 53 – Coloring the Periodic Table
HW: Prompt 44

Lessons 54 – Coloring the Periodic Table day 2
HW: Prompt 45

Lessons 55 – Coloring the Periodic Table day 3
HW: Prompt 46

Lessons 56 – Coloring the Periodic Table day 4
HW: Prompts 47 & 48
Prompt 49 is HW for Thursday night

Lessons 57 – Review for Quiz & Coloring the Periodic Table day 5
HW: Study for test

Lesson 58 – Periodic Table Reading and Top 10 Draft Pick
HW: Prompt 50 for E’s & C’s

Lesson 59 – Element Research – Google Draw Template
HW: Prompt 51 for E’s & C’s and 50/51 for M’s
Poster is due on 1/25/16

Lesson 60 – How to find Periods & Groups – Notes & Group game of “Periodic Table Battleship”
HW: Prompt 52
Find that Element Worksheet

Lesson 61 – How to draw Bohr Diagrams & Transition Metals Bingo
HW: ERB’s next week – No HW

Lesson 62 – How to draw Lewis Structures
HW: Lewis Structures Practice Handout
Prompt 53 Bohr Diagrams

Lesson 63 – How to count atoms in chemical formulas
HW: Kairos Night – no HW

Lesson 64 – Ionic Bonding
HW: Prompt 54 Lewis Structures

Lesson 65 – Covalent Bonding
HW: Prompt 55 Counting Atoms
Study for Periodic Table Test next week

Lesson 66 – Bond with a Classmate Activity – Naming Compounds
HW: Prompt 56 – Mystery Photo
Ionic or Covalent Bond Handout
Study for Periodic Table Test Wed

Lesson 67 – Molecular Models – Day 1
HW: Prompt 57 – Scramble – see calendar
Study for Periodic Table Test Wed

Lesson 68 – Molecular Models – Day 2
HW: Prompt 58 – Ionic or Covalent?
Vocab – Ions

Lesson 69 – Go over molecular models and introduce Balancing Equations
HW: Prompt 59 – Ionic or Covalent?
Naming Compounds Handout

Lesson 70 – Balancing Equations
HW: Prompt 60 – Element puzzle
Balancing Equations Handout – see calendar

Lesson 71 – Finish Balancing Equations Activity & Begin Reaction Types
HW: Balancing Equations handout – choose any 15 problems – see calendar
Prompt 60

Lesson 72 – Balancing Equations & Chemical Reactions Game
HW: Prompt 61

Lesson 73 – Intro to Acids & bases
HW: Prompt 62

Lesson 74 – pH scale activity
HW: Prompt 63

Lesson 75 – Cabbage Juice Lab
HW: Prompt 64 – Circle the Stronger pH
Acids & Bases handout – reading & questions

Lesson 76 – Alien Juice Bar
HW: Prompt 65 – Cabbage Juice

Lesson 77 – “Does Gas Have Mass” Demo
HW: Study for Test – see study guide on Haiku

Lesson 78 – Mystery Powder Lab Day 1
HW: none

Lesson 79 – Mystery Powder Lab Day 2
HW: none

Lesson 80 – Mystery Powder Lab Day 3
HW: none

Lesson 81 – Mystery Powder Lab Gizmo
HW: Have a great Spring Break!

Lesson 82 – What are Minerals?
HW: Prompt 66 Litmus Paper

Lesson 83 – Minerals in Your Home
HW: Prompt 67 Letter “G”

Lesson 84 – Minerals Classification
HW: Prompt 68 “Long Hall”

Lesson 85 – Crystal Structures
HW: Prompt 69 Letter “H”

Lesson 86 – Crystal Structure Continued (Elements & Compounds), Mixtures – draft pick for minerals & mineral cube project, then Crystal Structures
HW: Prompt 70 Mystery Photo

Lesson 87 – Mineral Cube Research
Elements & Compounds – finish crystal lattices if not done, then research your top 10 Mineral Choices for the draft pick
Mixtures – Finish your crystal lattices if not done, then start your research
HW: Prompt Prompt 71 Mineral luster

Lesson 88 – Mineral Cube Research continued
Elements and Compounds: Draft pick today – good luck!
HW: Prompt 72 Moh’s scale

Lesson 89 – Mineral Cube Research continued
HW: Prompt 73 Moh’s scale

Lesson 90 – Notebook Quiz, Crystal Lattice testing
HW: Prompt 74 TBA

Lesson 91 – Intro to Mining
HW: Prompt 75

Lesson 92 – Intro to Mining continued
HW: Prompt 76

Lesson 93 – Mining Continued
HW: Prompt 77

Lesson 94 – Intro to Little Miners & Lewis Hine
HW: Prompt 78

Lesson 95 – Little Miners continued (½ day schedule)
HW: Prompt 79

Lesson 96 – Lewis Hines – photo analysis

Lesson 97 – Lewis Hines – share your analysis and story
HW: Mineral cube & Permission Slip due Tuesday

Lesson 98 – Hershey Kiss Assembly Line Activity
HW: Mineral cube & Permission Slip due Tuesday

HW: Spreadsheet – did you make a profit?

Lesson 100 – Cookie Mining Analysis & Intro to Rocks
HW: Prompt 80

Lesson 101 – Intro to Rocks
HW: Prompt 81

Lesson 102 – Intro to Rocks

Lesson 103 – Rocks & Rock Stations
HW: Prompt 82 & study for test

Lesson 104 – Rocks & Rock Stations
HW: study for test

Lesson 105 – Review for Minerals and Mining Test & Continue Rock Stations
HW: study for test

Lesson 106 – Last day to study rocks in class
HW: Igneous, Sedimentary, & Metamorphic Rock worksheets – see haiku
Review rocks for test next week

Lesson 107 – The Rock Cycle
HW: Prompt 83

Lesson 108 – Ride The Rock Cycle
HW: Prompt 84 & Rock Cycle Comic Strip

Lesson 109 – Law of superposition
HW: Prompt 84 & Rock Cycle Comic Strip

Lesson 110 -Law of Superposition continued
HW: Prompt 85 & review for test

Lesson 111 – Plotting Earthquakes Day 1
HW: study for test – test folder signed by Friday

Lesson 112 – Plotting Earthquakes Day 2
HW: study for test – test folder signed by Friday

Lesson 113 – Plotting Earthquakes Day 3
HW: study for test – test folder signed by Friday

Lesson 114 – Plotting Earthquakes Day 4 – Analysis
HW: color in tectonic plates handout

Lesson 115 – Pangea Activity
HW: color in tectonic plates handout

Lesson 116 – Plate Tectonics Notes
HW: None

Lesson 117 – Plate Tectonics Notes
HW: None

Lesson 118 – Plate Tectonics Notes/Earthquake Notes
HW: None