6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -9/18-20/18

Discuss Active Reading Question (Synthesize)- Question 3

Post to Padlet-9/19/18

Review- 9/20/18

Learning Questions-

  1. Why does the Earth have different seasons?
  2. How do daylight hours change with the seasons?
  3. How do temperatures change with the seasons?

Standard S6E2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the effects of the relative positions of the sun, Earth, and moon.

a.     Develop and use a model to demonstrate the phases of the moon by showing the relative positions of the sun, Earth, and moon.

b.     Construct an explanation of the alignment of the sun, Earth, and moon during solar and lunar eclipses.

c.     Analyze and interpret data to relate the tilt of the Earth to the distribution of sunlight throughout the year and its effect on seasons.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2.  Notes/Discussion- Overview Powerpoint-
  3. Seasons Reading-Seasons Reading 2018-2o1yll9
  4. Finish Seasons Activity Sheet-Seasons Learning Activities 2018-18349ph
  5. T.O.D.

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)

  1. I will check questions 5-18 from the Seasons Reading due Thursday
  2. Finish Activities 3-5 Seasons Checklist Assignments due Friday
  3. Bring Earbuds or headphones to class tomorrow
  4. Seasons Lesson 1 Review Questions  (1-9) due Friday-
  5. Seasons Test on Friday
  6. FAF this Friday, 10 Pawsitives, bring money for snacks

Vocabulary

Revolution, Tilt, Orbit, Indirect sunlight, Climate, Solstice, Hemisphere, Axis, Direct sunlight, Equinox

Seasons Quizlet

Click Here for Seasons Quizlet

Procedures for Accessing  the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook
  2. Go the Mr. Shannon’s Blog. Click on the Online Textbook HMH 6th Grade Science Tab at the top of the Blog page or in the Class Information tab on the side of the page
  3. Click the HMH Icon
  4. Use the your Office 365 email address to log into the Online textbook:
  5. Username:[email protected] (Ex. [email protected])
  6. Password: Lunch number
  7. On the drop down menu (Global Geography)-change the book to the HMH Science 6th Grade (If needed!)
  8. Click the Assignments Tab at the top of the page
  9. Click on the Assigned Task(s)
  10. Once you click on the task you have to enable the Popup blocker in order to activate the assignment
  11. Top Right hand corner Select Always Allow pop-ups

Astronomy Unit Test Retake Review Activities

  1. Astronomy Videos are Posted on 9/3/18 Blog Posting

  2. Click Here for Learning Link 1 (Score 100%)

  3. Click Here for Learning Link 2 (Score 100%)

  4. Click Here for Learning Link 3  (Score 100%)

  5. Click Here for Learning Link 4 (Score 100%)

  6. Click Here for the Earth in the Universe Quizlet Link (Complete 2-3 Learning Links and take the Test (Multiple Choice Option) and Score 100%

  7. Click Here for the Solar System Quizlet Link (Complete 2-3 Learning Links and take the Test (Multiple Choice Option) and Score 100%

  8. Click here for the Historical Views/Origins of the Universe and Structure of the Universe Quizizz (Game Code: 265332) Please enter your First Name, Last Name and Class Period for the Quizizz-Score an 89% or Above.

  9. Click Here for the Solar System Quizizz (Game Code: 188860) Please enter your First Name, Last Name and Class Period for the Quizizz-Score an 89% or Above.

  10. If you have not complete the USA Test Prep Activities they must be completed.

6th Grade Science

Science Starter -9/18/18

Discuss Active Reading Question (Synthesize)- Question 3

Learning Questions-

  1. Why does the Earth have different seasons?
  2. How do daylight hours change with the seasons?
  3. How do temperatures change with the seasons?

Standard S6E2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the effects of the relative positions of the sun, Earth, and moon.

a.     Develop and use a model to demonstrate the phases of the moon by showing the relative positions of the sun, Earth, and moon.

b.     Construct an explanation of the alignment of the sun, Earth, and moon during solar and lunar eclipses.

c.     Analyze and interpret data to relate the tilt of the Earth to the distribution of sunlight throughout the year and its effect on seasons.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2.  Notes/Discussion
  3. Seasons Reading-Seasons Reading 2018-2o1yll9
  4. T.O.D.

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)

  1. Complete the Seasons Reading and Questions (Read pages 116 -121 and answer questions 5-18 in the reading)-Study Notes for Quiz tomorrow.- See Seasons Reading in the Agenda Section
  2. Bring Earbuds or headphones to class tomorrow
  3. Lesson 1 Review Questions (1-9) due Friday- (See Seasons Reading n the Agenda Section)
  4. Seasons Test on Friday

 

Vocabulary

Revolution, Tilt, Orbit, Indirect sunlight, Climate, Solstice, Hemisphere, Axis, Direct sunlight, Equinox

Seasons Quizlet

Click Here for Seasons Quizlet

 

Procedures for Accessing the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook
  2. Go the Mr. Shannon’s Blog. Click on the Online Textbook HMH 6th Grade Science Tab at the top of the Blog page or in the Class Information tab on the side of the page
  3. Click the HMH Icon
  4. Use the your Office 365 email address to log into the Online textbook:
  5. Username:[email protected] (Ex. [email protected])
  6. Password: Lunch number
  7. On the drop down menu (Global Geography)-change the book to the HMH Science 6th Grade (If needed!)
  8. Click the Assignments Tab at the top of the page
  9. Click on the Assigned Task(s)
  10. Once you click on the task you have to enable the Popup blocker in order to activate the assignment
  11. Top Right hand corner Select Always Allow pop-ups

FlipGrid Videos and Links for the Classes

FlipGrid Video 1

FlipGird 2 Video

Class FlipGrid Links

Click Here for the FlipGrid Link for 1st Period (Astronomy Unit Presentations)

Click Here for the FlipGrid Link for 2nd Period (Astronomy Unit Presentations)

Click Here for the FlipGrid Link for 3rd Period (Astronomy Unit Presentations)

Click Here for the FlipGrid Link for 4th Period (Astronomy Unit Presentations)

Click Here for the FlipGrid Link for 5th Period (Astronomy Unit Presentations)

Students have to log into FlipGrid with your Microsoft Office 365 Email

** (Example- [email protected])**

 

6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -9/10-13/18

Complete Learning Links 1-2 posted on 9/3 Blog Posted  (Inner and Outer Planets) 9/10/18

Standard S6E1 c. Reading and Questions 9/11/18

Astronomy Kahoot Review 9/12/12

Complete Small Bodies in the Solar System Assessment on the Online Textbook 9/13/8

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the Universe?
  2. What are the competing theories that explain how the Universe formed? Which theory is the most accepted? Why?
  3. What are the components of the Universe?
  4. What are the historical models of the universe?
  5. What are the similarities and differences that exist between the Heliocentric Model and the Geocentric Model?
  6. What is the structure of the Universe?
  7. What are the comparative sizes of the following features: solar system, universe, planet, Milky Way galaxy, Virgo Supercluster, and local galaxy group
  8. What is gravity? How does gravity govern the motion of the objects in the solar system?
  9. How did the solar system form?
  10. How can you compare and contrast the planets based on the following features: relative size, surface and atmospheric features, relative distance from the sun, and ability to support life.
  11. What force(s) govern/s the objects in our solar system?
  12. What are the other objects in the Solar System? Compare and Contrast-(comets, asteroids/asteroid belt, meteoroids-meteors-meteorites)

Standard S6E1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about current scientific views of the universe and how those views evolved.

a.     Ask questions to determine changes in models of Earth’s position in the solar system, and origins of the universe as evidence that scientific theories change with the addition of new information.(Clarification statement: Students should consider Earth’s position in geocentric and heliocentric models and the Big Bang as it describes the formation of the universe.) closes

b.     Develop a model to represent the position of the solar system in the Milky Way galaxy and in the known universe

c.     Analyze and interpret data to compare and contrast the planets in our solar system in terms of: size relative to Earth, surface and atmospheric features, relative distance from the sun, and ability to support life.

d.     Develop and use a model to explain the interaction of gravity and inertia that governs the motion of objects in the solar system.

e.     Ask questions to compare and contrast the characteristics, composition, and location of comets, asteroids, and meteoroids

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. Debrief Learning Stations 2-4/Review Study Guide Questions-9/10
  3. Complete Learning Links 3 and 4 posted on 9/3 Blog Posting
  4. FlipGrid Presentation Requirements – Students will create an Anchor Chart and FlipGrid  and Script for their topic. (2nd period)
  5. What is an anchor chart? 9/11
  6. Select Topic for your group, discuss supplies needed,  and create a plan for your developing  Anchor Chart. (Students will create a  Anchor chart and model for their topic)- 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th
  7.  Inner and Outer Planets Kahoot Review 9/13/18
  8. Work on Anchor Charts and Models
  9. T.O.D.

Anchor Chart Example 1

Anchor Chart Example 2

Anchor Chart Example  3

FlipGrid Presentation 

You will have 2-3 minutes to present a clear and concise overview of your topic.  Just the most important facts!  You must import at least 2 visuals into your presentation.  Please share 2-3 key pieces of information about your topic that was not covered in the class readings or discussions.  Everyone must participate in the FlipGrid presentation.  In addition you have to create an Anchor Chart for your topic. You can obtain Extra Credit if you want to create a model of your topic.  

 

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)

  1. Study for Your Astronomy Unit Test Friday- Complete Quizizzes  and Quizlets for Origins of the Universe and Solar System-Before Thursday-See  the Interactive Items Below.

    • Enter your First and Last Name and your Class Period for each Quizizz so that I can track your score
    • Complete the Learn Section for each Quizlet
    • Take the Test for each quizlet and score 100% on each Test (click options and select multiple choice)
  2. If you did not complete or have not finished the USA Test Prep Solar System Activities you need to complete/finish them today.  I will print out an updated grade report Thursday afternoon.
    • www.usatestprep.com
    • User Id: Tapp58
    • Username: firstname.lastname (ex. John.Smith)
    • Password: Lunch number
  3. Get your Progress Reports Signed- and Submit Highlighted Assignments-I will not accept late work after Friday
  4. Script for FlipGrid Video and Anchor Chart- Due Friday (2nd Period)
  5. Anchor Charts Due Friday (1st, 3rd, and 4th)-
  6. Astronomy Checklist Due Friday- 5th Period
  7. Check Blog for Videos and Review Links-9/3/18 Posting

Solar System Quizizz

Ask your students to join game with this code at https://join.quizizz.com

GAME CODE-856924

 

Origins of the Universe/Historical Models/Structure of the Universe Quizizz

Ask your students to join game with this code at https://join.quizizz.com

GAME CODE-285485

 

Click Here for the Earth in the Universe Quizlet

 

Click Here for the Solar System Overview Quizlet

Procedures for Assessing the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook
  2. Go the Mr. Shannon’s Blog. Click on the Online Textbook HMH 6th Grade Science Tab at the top of the Blog page or in the Class Information tab on the side of the page
  3. Click the HMH Icon
  4. Use the your Office 365 email address to log into the Online textbook:
  5. On the drop down menu (Global Geography)-change the book to the HMH Science 6th Grade (If needed!)
  6. Click the Assignments Tab at the top of the page
  7. Click on the Assigned Task(s)
  8. Once you click on the task you have to enable the Popup blocker in order to activate the assignment
  9. Top Right hand corner Select Always Allow pop-ups

 

 

6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -9/4-7/18

Review

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the Universe?
  2. What are the competing theories that explain how the Universe formed? Which theory is the most accepted? Why?
  3. What are the components of the Universe?
  4. What are the historical models of the universe?
  5. What are the similarities and differences that exist between the Heliocentric Model and the Geocentric Model?
  6. What is the structure of the Universe?
  7. What are the comparative sizes of the following features: solar system, universe, planet, Milky Way galaxy, Virgo Supercluster, and local galaxy group
  8. What is gravity? How does gravity govern the motion of the objects in the solar system?
  9. How did the solar system form?
  10. How can you compare and contrast the planets based on the following features: relative size, surface and atmospheric features, relative distance from the sun, and ability to support life.
  11. What force(s) govern/s the objects in our solar system?
  12. What are the other objects in the Solar System? Compare and Contrast-(comets, asteroids/asteroid belt, meteoroids-meteors-meteorites)

Standard S6E1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about current scientific views of the universe and how those views evolved.

a.     Ask questions to determine changes in models of Earth’s position in the solar system, and origins of the universe as evidence that scientific theories change with the addition of new information.(Clarification statement: Students should consider Earth’s position in geocentric and heliocentric models and the Big Bang as it describes the formation of the universe.)

b.     Develop a model to represent the position of the solar system in the Milky Way galaxy and in the known universe

c.     Analyze and interpret data to compare and contrast the planets in our solar system in terms of: size relative to Earth, surface and atmospheric features, relative distance from the sun, and ability to support life.

d.     Develop and use a model to explain the interaction of gravity and inertia that governs the motion of objects in the solar system.

e.     Ask questions to compare and contrast the characteristics, composition, and location of comets, asteroids, and meteoroids

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. Gravity, Solar System/Planets, and Small Bodies in the Solar System Learning Stations
  3. Learning Stations Overview-Astronomy Learning Stations 2018-po10vs
  4. Station 2 (Small Bodies in the Solar System) Activity Sheet-Astronomy Station 2-Other Objects in the Solar System 2018-111kpm6
  5. Station 2 (Small Bodies in the Solar System) Reading-Small Bodies in the Solar System Reading and Questions 2018-r1ocg0
  6. Stations 3 and 4 (Inner and Outer Planets) Activity Sheet-Astronomy Station 3- Planetary Chart 2018-1g9mvz8
  7. Station 3 (Inner Planets)Reading-Inner Planets (Terrestrial Planets) Reading and Questions 2018-1l8s36h
  8. Station 4 (Outer Planets) Reading-Outer Planets (Gas Giants) Reading and Questions 2018-24war8t
  9.  Gravity and Solar System Quiz 9/7/18
  10. T.O.D.

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)

  1. Complete Gravity in the Solar System Questions 6, 7, 12-19 (Lesson Review 1-6 and 8)-You will turn in on Wednesday (All Classes!)-Quiz Wednesday-Formation of the Solar System and Gravity-Gravity and the Solar System Reading and Question Lesson 3-wwuevl (This was due on Wednesday)
  2. Gravity and Formation of the Solar System Quiz will cover questions 6 and 7, and 12-19 from the Gravity and Solar System Lesson 3 Packet- Quiz Friday
  3. Unit Test Next Thursday (All Classes)- Unit Test Study Guide due on Monday

  4. Progress Reports went Home on Friday- Please attach missing assignments to your signed Progress Report and turn it on Monday
  5. Get your syllabus signed and sign-up for Remind (All classes)-Signature Slips are due NOW!!!
  6. All Station Assignments will be Checked on MONDAY (All Classes!)

  7. Check Blog for Videos-Posted on Monday

Astronomy Quizlets and Review Questions

1. Click Here for Earth in the Universe Quizlet

2.  Click Here for Solar System Quizlet

3. Astronomy Review Questions Part 1-Astronomy Review Questions Part 1 2018-2lmlb02

4. Astronomy Review Questions Part 2-Astronomy Review Questions Part 2 2018-1jftjil

 

Gravity, Solar System and other objects in the Solar System videos

Gravity and Inertia Video

Birth of the Solar System

Formation of the Solar System

Solar System 101

Sun 101

Comets, Asteroids, Meteoroid, Meteors, and Meteorites

Space Rocks

Oort Cloud and Kuiper Belt

 

Learning Links for the Solar System

  1. Click Here for the Solar System Quizlet

  2. Click Here for Link 1

  3. Click Here for Link 2

  4. Click Here for Link 3

  5. Click Here for Link 4

  6. Click Here for Link 5 (Formation of the Solar System Interactive)

  7. Click Here for Link 6 (How did the Solar System form? Video)

  8. Click Here for the Earth in the Universe Quizlet

 

 

6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -8/31/18

Review

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the Universe?
  2. What are the competing theories that explain how the Universe formed? Which theory is the most accepted? Why?
  3. What are the components of the Universe?
  4. What are the historical models of the universe?
  5. What are the similarities and differences that exist between the Heliocentric Model and the Geocentric Model?
  6. What is the structure of the Universe?
  7. What are the comparative sizes of the following features: solar system, universe, planet, Milky Way galaxy, Virgo Supercluster, and local galaxy group
  8. What is gravity? How does gravity govern the motion of the objects in the solar system?
  9. How did the solar system form?

Standard S6E1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about current scientific views of the universe and how those views evolved.

a.     Ask questions to determine changes in models of Earth’s position in the solar system, and origins of the universe as evidence that scientific theories change with the addition of new information.(Clarification statement: Students should consider Earth’s position in geocentric and heliocentric models and the Big Bang as it describes the formation of the universe.)

b.     Develop a model to represent the position of the solar system in the Milky Way galaxy and in the known universe

c.     Analyze and interpret data to compare and contrast the planets in our solar system in terms of: size relative to Earth, surface and atmospheric features, relative distance from the sun, and ability to support life.

d.     Develop and use a model to explain the interaction of gravity and inertia that governs the motion of objects in the solar system.

e.     Ask questions to compare and contrast the characteristics, composition, and location of comets, asteroids, and meteoroids

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. See Friday Agenda Items Below
  3. Complete Gravity and the Solar System Reading and Questions-Check Thursday’s Blog Postings
  4. Science Syllabus (1st , 3rd, 4th, and 5th)
  5. Science Syllabus (2nd)
  6. T.O.D.

Today’s Agenda Items

  1. Complete Review (Origins of the Universe/Historical Models/Structure of the Universe Quizizz and Earth in the Universe Quizlet) Posted on 8/28-29/18
  2. Take Origins of the Universe/Historical Models/Structure of the Universe Assessment
  3. Complete Standard S6E1 e. Gravity Reading and Questions
  4. Complete Gravity in the Solar System Questions 6,7, 12-19 (Lesson Review 1-6 and 8)
  5. What is inertia?

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)

  1. Finish Solar System and Gravity Review Questions- You will turn in on Tuesday (All Classes!)-Quiz Tuesday-Formation of the Solar System.
  2. Check Blog for Review and Preview Activities and Extra Credit (All Classes!)
  3. Get your syllabus signed and sign-up for Remind (All classes)
  4. Check Blog for Videos (2nd Period)

 

Procedures for Assessing the Online Textbook

  1. Click the Textbook Tab at the top of the Blog page or in the Class Information tab on the side of the page
  2. Use the following information to log into the Online textbook:
  3. On the drop down menu (Global Geography)-change the book to the HMH Science 6th Grade
  4. Click the Assignments Tab at the top of the page
  5. Click on the Online Assessment: Lesson Quiz: Structure of the Universe
  6. Take the Quiz