6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -2/15/19

Sound Muted: Make observations about Earth’s layers.

 

Learning Questions-

 

  1. How are the layers of the Earth alike and different? (Ask and create questions)

 

 

Standard S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

a.     Ask questions to compare and contrast the Earth’s crust, mantle, inner and outer core, including temperature, density, thickness, and composition.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. Finish entering IRespond Answers for Unit Test
  3. Complete Layers of the Earth Placemat (needed for each layer-overall description, composition, temperature, thickness, density, and pressure)
  4. Layers of the Earth Reading-Layers of the Earth 2019-18t4ox9
  5. T.O.D.

 

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

  1.  Finish Layers of the Earth Reading (questions in the reading) and Lesson Review Questions
  2. Finish PSA Flipgrid Water Crisis-Click Here (Flip Code: 0dbd519a)to access the link-Create a 1 minute Public Service Announcement for your Water Crisis Topic
  3. Check Blog for Layers of the Earth Video and Activities
  4. Extra Credit-Create a Physical Model of the Layers of the Earth-include the following information for each layer-composition, thickness, temperature, and density

 

Layers of the Earth Quizlet

Click Here for Layers of the Earth Quizlet

 

Study Island Login

  1. studyisland.com
  2. Click Study Island for Schools
  3. Username: Lunch Number if it doesn’t work add a 1, if that doesn’t work remove the 1 and add 2, if that doesn’t work remove the 2 and add 3
  4. Password: tapp
  5. Bottom Right Corner-
  6. Click Assignment
  7. Click on Practice-

 

Procedures for Accessing  the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook-make sure you allow for Pop-ups
  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:FirstName.LastName@students.cobbk12.org (Ex. Brody.Smith@students.cobbk12.org)
  6. Password: Lunch number or the number you use to log into the computers at school
  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

6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -2/13-14/19

Journey to the Center of the Earth Video Clip

  1. Guiding Question: Can humans travel to the center of the Earth? Explain you reasoning.

2/14/19

Quick Review for Unit Test

 

Learning Questions-

 

  1. How are the layers of the Earth alike and different?

 

Standard S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

a.     Ask questions to compare and contrast the Earth’s crust, mantle, inner and outer core, including temperature, density, thickness, and composition.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter (Kahoot Review)
  2. Journey to the Center of the Earth Video/Guiding Question
  3. Research assigned layer of the Earth
  4. Layers of the Earth Reading and Questions-Layers of the Earth 2019-18sxprx
  5. Hydrology Unit Assessment
  6. T.O.D.

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

  1.  Finish Study Island Activity-Cumulative Score of 80% or above on the Activity (Waves, Currents, Tides –Earth’s Oceans-Practice)- This grade will go in on Thursday afternoon.
  2. Complete Questions 1-7 from the Layers of the Earth Reading

 

Study Island Login

  1. studyisland.com
  2. Click Study Island for Schools
  3. Username: Lunch Number if it doesn’t work add a 1, if that doesn’t work remove the 1 and add 2, if that doesn’t work remove the 2 and add 3
  4. Password: tapp
  5. Bottom Right Corner-
  6. Click Assignment
  7. Click on Practice-

 

Procedures for Accessing  the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook-make sure you allow for Pop-ups
  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:FirstName.LastName@students.cobbk12.org (Ex. Brody.Smith@students.cobbk12.org)
  6. Password: Lunch number or the number you use to log into the computers at school
  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

 

6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -2/12/19

Dynamic Earth Pretest (I RESPOND)

 

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the water cycle? What powers the water cycle?
  2. How does precipitation become ground water?
  3. What role does the sun play in moving water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back to the surface of the Earth again?
  4. As a 6th grade student at Tapp Middle School what can I do to help solve or bring attention to the global water crisis, as well as, the water crisis that we are currently facing in some of the cities in the United States?
  5. How is water distributed around the Earth?
  6. What are the locations and descriptions of Earth’s oceans?
  7. Which is more dense, freshwater or saltwater? Explain.
  8. What factors affect the salinity of ocean water?
  9. How do scientists (oceanographers) study the ocean floor?
  10. What are the location and descriptions of the features that make up the ocean floor (continental margin and deep ocean basin)-Ocean Floor Topography?
  11. What are the causes and effects of currents, waves, and tides?
  12. What are the formation processes for currents, waves, and tides?
  13. What processes constantly change the topography of the Earth?

 

Standard S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.

a.     Ask questions to determine where water is located on Earth’s surface (oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, groundwater, aquifers, and ice) and communicate the relative proportion of water at each location.

b.     Plan and carry out an investigation to illustrate the role of the sun’s energy in atmospheric conditions that lead to the cycling of water. (Clarification statement: The water cycle should include evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, infiltration, groundwater, and runoff.)

c.     Ask questions to identify and communicate, using graphs and maps, the composition, location, and subsurface topography of the world’s oceans.

d.    Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter (Dynamic Earth Pretest-I RESPOND)
  2. Finish Writing in the Content Area Questions (1-2)- R.A.C.E Strategy
  3. Current, Waves, and Tides (Earth’s Oceans Module) Study Island
  4. T.O.D. (Review Study Guide Questions)

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

  1. Work on PSA Flipgrid -Link on Last Tuesday’s Post
  2. Take the Quizlet tests and score 100% on Each (Study Guide)
  1. Complete All Unit Test Reviews on the Blog-Quizizzs (First Name, Last Name) Class Period- Score an 85% or above make sure you review the questions you missed
  2. Hydrology Test on Thursday
  3. Finish Study Island Activity-Cumulative Score of 80% -85% or above on the Activity (Waves, Currents, Tides –Earth’s Oceans-Practice)

Agenda

  1.  Dynamic Earth Pretest
  2. Complete Writing in the Content Area Questions (1-2)
  3. Complete Study Island Module (Waves, Currents, and Tides- Earth’s Oceans- Practice-Need cumulative average 80% or above)
  4. Study Guide Questions

 

Study Island Login

  1. studyisland.com
  2. Click Study Island for Schools
  3. Username: Lunch Number if it doesn’t work add a 1, if that doesn’t work remove the 1 and add 2, if that doesn’t work remove the 2 and add 3
  4. Password: tapp
  5. Bottom Right Corner-
  6. Click Assignment
  7. Click on Practice-

 

 

Procedures for Accessing  the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook-make sure you allow for Pop-ups
  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:FirstName.LastName@students.cobbk12.org (Ex. Brody.Smith@students.cobbk12.org)
  6. Password: Lunch number or the number you use to log into the computers at school
  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

 

6th Grade Hydrology Unit

Science Starter -2/6/19

Tides Review Questions

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the water cycle? What powers the water cycle?
  2. How does precipitation become ground water?
  3. What role does the sun play in moving water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back to the surface of the Earth again?
  4. As a 6th grade student at Tapp Middle School what can I do to help solve or bring attention to the global water crisis, as well as, the water crisis that we are currently facing in some of the cities in the United States?
  5. How is water distributed around the Earth?
  6. What are the locations and descriptions of Earth’s oceans?
  7. Which is more dense, freshwater or saltwater? Explain.
  8. What factors affect the salinity of ocean water?
  9. How do scientists (oceanographers) study the ocean floor?
  10. What are the location and descriptions of the features that make up the ocean floor (continental margin and deep ocean basin)-Ocean Floor Topography?
  11. What are the causes and effects of waves, currents, and tides on Earth’s systems?
  12. What are the formation processes of ocean currents, waves, and tides?

 

Standard S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.

a.     Ask questions to determine where water is located on Earth’s surface (oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, groundwater, aquifers, and ice) and communicate the relative proportion of water at each location.

b.     Plan and carry out an investigation to illustrate the role of the sun’s energy in atmospheric conditions that lead to the cycling of water. (Clarification statement: The water cycle should include evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, infiltration, groundwater, and runoff.)

c.     Ask questions to identify and communicate, using graphs and maps, the composition, location, and subsurface topography of the world’s oceans.

d.     Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. Complete Agenda Items Below
  3. Ocean Currents Text-Ocean Currents 2019-2aa1twj
  4. Ocean Waves Text-Ocean Waves Text 2018-2cwxile
  5. Ocean Currents Reading-Ocean Station 2 Ocean Currents Reading 2018-1mgzozo
  6. T.O.D.

Agenda

  1. Tides Ticket-In and Review
  2. Complete Currents Graphic Organizer- Using the Currents Reading
  1. Complete the Currents Digital Lesson- Click the Lesson once and allow for Pop ups in the Top Right Hand Corner
  2. Complete Currents Virtual Lab
  3. Complete What Influences Digital Lesson (Slides 10-14) -Click the Lesson once and allow for Pop ups in the Top Right Hand Corner

 

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

  1. Check the Blog for PSA Flipgrid Link-See Yesterday’s Blog Posting
  2. 2nd Period Finish What Influences Weather Digital Lesson and the Lesson Overview Questions (Slides 10-14)
  3. Read Tides section and create at least 4 questions from the Tides Section of your reading-put the questions on the reading.
  4. Tides and Currents Ticket-In tomorrow-create notes from your notes
  5. Hydrology Unit Test next Tuesday-Work on Hydrology Review-See Today’s Blog Posting
  6. Academic FAF- You can’t have any missing assignments (FYI)

 

Procedures for Accessing  the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook-make sure you allow for Pop-ups
  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:FirstName.LastName@students.cobbk12.org (Ex. Brody.Smith@students.cobbk12.org)
  6. Password: Lunch number or the number you use to log into the computers at school
  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

Study Island Login

  1. studyisland.com
  2. Click Study Island for Schools
  3. Username: Lunch Number if it doesn’t work add a 1, if that doesn’t work remove the 1 and add 2, if that doesn’t work remove the 2 and add 3
  4. Password: tapp
  5. Bottom Right Corner-
  6. Click Assignment
  7. Click on Practice-

Hydrology Reviews for Test

Hydrology Review Quizlets

  1. Click Here for Earth’s Water Distribution Quizlet

  2. Click Here for Water Cycle Quizlet

  3. Click Here for Ocean Floor Topography Quizlet

  4. Click Here for Currents, Waves, and Tides Quizlet

Hydrology Review Quizizzs

 1. Click Here  for Earth’s Water Distribution Quizizz (Game Code: 342622)

2. Click Here for Water Cycle Quizizz  (Game Code: 632328 )

3. Click Here for  the Ocean Floor Topography and Ocean Composition Quizizz  (Game Code: 801653 )

4. Click Here for Currents, Waves, and Tides Quizizz (Game Code: 991768 )

 

6th Grade Hydrology Unit

Science Starter -2/4-5/19

2/4

Review

2/5

Tides Time-lapsed Video

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the water cycle? What powers the water cycle?
  2. How does precipitation become ground water?
  3. What role does the sun play in moving water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back to the surface of the Earth again?
  4. As a 6th grade student at Tapp Middle School what can I do to help solve or bring attention to the global water crisis, as well as, the water crisis that we are currently facing in some of the cities in the United States?
  5. How is water distributed around the Earth?
  6. What are the locations and descriptions of Earth’s oceans?
  7. Which is more dense, freshwater or saltwater? Explain.
  8. What factors affect the salinity of ocean water?
  9. How do scientists (oceanographers) study the ocean floor?
  10. What are the location and descriptions of the features that make up the ocean floor (continental margin and deep ocean basin)-Ocean Floor Topography?
  11. What are the causes currents, waves, and tides?

 

 

Standard S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.

a.     Ask questions to determine where water is located on Earth’s surface (oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, groundwater, aquifers, and ice) and communicate the relative proportion of water at each location.

b.     Plan and carry out an investigation to illustrate the role of the sun’s energy in atmospheric conditions that lead to the cycling of water. (Clarification statement: The water cycle should include evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, infiltration, groundwater, and runoff.)

c.     Ask questions to identify and communicate, using graphs and maps, the composition, location, and subsurface topography of the world’s oceans.

d.     Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. Complete Agenda Items
  3. 2nd Period- Finish Proposals for appoint with the Principal
  4. Ocean Tides Discussion and Notes
  5. T.O.D.

 

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

 

  1. (2nd Period)- Check the Blog for PSA Flipgrid Link-Click Here for Flipgrid
  2. Create at least 4 questions from the Waves Section of your reading-put the questions on the reading. Cornell notes for Tides and Ocean Currents should be DONE!
  3. Read Currents Reading and create at least 4 questions from the Currents Section
  4. Ticket-In on Ocean Tides Tomorrow
  5. Hydrology Unit Test next Tuesday
  6. Academic FAF- You can’t have any missing assignments (FYI)

 

Agenda 2/4-5/19

  1. Complete USA Test Prep- Waves, Currents, and Tides Activities
  2. Go to studyjams.com
    1. Search Tides
    2. Complete Tides Cornell Notes Section
  3. Go to brainpop.com
    1. Search Tides
    2. Complete Tides Cornell Notes
  4. Go to brainpop.com
    1. Search Ocean Currents
    2. Complete the Ocean Currents Cornell Notes
  5. Go to studyjams.com
    1. Search Waves and Currents
    2. Complete the Ocean Currents Cornell Notes

 

 

6th Grade Science (Hydrology Unit)

Science Starter -1/29-31/19

Ocean Topography Questions

 

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the water cycle? What powers the water cycle?
  2. How does precipitation become ground water?
  3. What role does the sun play in moving water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back to the surface of the Earth again?
  4. As a 6th grade student at Tapp Middle School what can I do to help solve or bring attention to the global water crisis, as well as, the water crisis that we are currently facing in some of the cities in the United States?
  5. How is water distributed around the Earth?
  6. What are the locations and descriptions of Earth’s oceans?
  7. Which is more dense, freshwater or saltwater? Explain.
  8. What factors affect the salinity of ocean water?
  9. How do scientists (oceanographers) study the ocean floor?
  10. What are the location and descriptions of the features that make up the ocean floor (continental margin and deep ocean basin)-Ocean Floor Topography?

 

 

Standard S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.

a.     Ask questions to determine where water is located on Earth’s surface (oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, groundwater, aquifers, and ice) and communicate the relative proportion of water at each location.

b.     Plan and carry out an investigation to illustrate the role of the sun’s energy in atmospheric conditions that lead to the cycling of water. (Clarification statement: The water cycle should include evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, infiltration, groundwater, and runoff.)

c.     Ask questions to identify and communicate, using graphs and maps, the composition, location, and subsurface topography of the world’s oceans.

d.     Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. Ocean Floor Topography Activity
  3. Ocean Floor Topography Mapping Activity
  4. Oceans and Ocean Floor Text-Earth’s Oceans and the Ocean Floor-200ux7z
  5. T.O.D.

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

  1. Ocean Salinity/Topography Tomorrow-complete the Learn Section of the Ocean Floor Topography Quizlet and take the test and score 100% and the Ocean Floor Topography Quizzizz
  2. Oceans and Ocean Floor Lesson Review Questions (1-13)
  1. Soapbox Rough Draft with signature due today
  2. Soapbox Final Copy due today.
  3. 2nd Period work on Water Crisis Products-Soapbox Research Document pass due

Oceans and Ocean Floor Assessment Review

1. Click Here for the Ocean Floor Topography Quizlet

2. Click Here for the Ocean Floor Quizzizz

(Game Code: 308828)

 

Study Island Login

  1. studyisland.com
  2. Make sure you click on Study Island for Schools
  3. Username: Lunch Number if it doesn’t work add a 1, if that doesn’t work remove the 1 and add 2, if that doesn’t work remove the 2 and add 3
  4. Password: tapp
  5. Bottom Right Corner-
  6. Click Assignment
  7. Click on Practice-

 

 

Procedures for Accessing  the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook-make sure you allow for Pop-ups
  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:FirstName.LastName@students.cobbk12.org (Ex. Brody.Smith@students.cobbk12.org)
  6. Password: Lunch number or the number you use to log into the computers at school
  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

 

 

6th Grade Earth Science (Hydrology Unit)

Science Starter -1/24-25/19

Quick Write (5 minutes)

Imagine if you walked off the edge of the North American continent into the Atlantic Ocean and walked along the ocean floor towards Europe, what do you think you would see (features/land forms) and experience? (Write and draw visuals)

 

1/25/19

  1. Define sonar and how is sonar used to map the ocean floor?
  2. List three technologies for studying the ocean floor, and explain how they are used.

Learning Questions-

  1. What is the water cycle? What powers the water cycle?
  2. How does precipitation become ground water?
  3. What role does the sun play in moving water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back to the surface of the Earth again?
  4. As a 6th grade student at Tapp Middle School what can I do to help solve or bring attention to the global water crisis, as well as, the water crisis that we are currently facing in some of the cities in the United States?
  5. How is water distributed around the Earth?
  6. What are the locations and descriptions of Earth’s oceans?
  7. Which is more dense, freshwater or saltwater? Explain.
  8. What factors affect the salinity of ocean water?
  9. How do scientists (oceanographers) study the ocean floor?
  10. What are names and descriptions of features that make up the topography of the ocean floor?

 

Standard S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.

a.    Ask questions to determine where water is located on Earth’s surface (oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, groundwater, aquifers, and ice) and communicate the relative proportion of water at each location.

b.    Plan and carry out an investigation to illustrate the role of the sun’s energy in atmospheric conditions that lead to the cycling of water. (Clarification statement: The water cycle should include evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, infiltration, groundwater, and runoff.)

c.     Ask questions to identify and communicate, using graphs and maps, the composition, location, and subsurface topography of the world’s oceans.

d.     Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

 

 

Agenda

  1. Science Starter
  2. Ocean Floor Topography Map Activity
  3. Oceans and Ocean Floor Text-Earth’s Oceans and the Ocean Floor-200ux7z
  4. Oceans Activity-USA Test Prep
  5. Complete Oceans and Ocean Floor Online Digital Lesson
  6. Quiz
  7. T.O.D.

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

  1. Ocean Floor Topography Reading and Questions due Monday
  2. Salinity Quiz Tomorrow-Egg lab questions (1/25/19)
  3. Ocean Salinity/Topography Test Next Wednesday
  4. Ocean Floor Topography Vocabulary Assessment on Monday-See Quizlet Below
  5. Signed Progress Reports and missing work is due on Monday
  6. Soapbox Speech Final Draft Due on Tuesday ( Make sure you have at least 2 people proofread your draft-1 person needs to be an adult- before you write your final speech-at least 2 minutes)
  7. 2nd Period work on Water Crisis Products-Soapbox Research Document due today
  8. Bring in a shoebox

 

Ocean Floor Topography Quizlet

Click Here for the Ocean Floor Topography Quizlet

Procedures for Accessing  the Online Textbook At Home

  1. Use Google Chrome to log into the Online Textbook-make sure you allow for Pop-ups
  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:FirstName.LastName@students.cobbk12.org (Ex. Brody.Smith@students.cobbk12.org)
  6. Password: Lunch number or the number you use to log into the computers at school
  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

 

Sonar Video 1

Sonar Video 2

Ocean Floor Topography Video 1

Ocean Floor Topography Video 2

6th Grade Earth Science

Science Starter -1/22/19

Water Cycle and Weather Reading and Questions

Learning Questions-

 

  1. What is the water cycle? What powers the water cycle?
  2. How does precipitation become ground water?
  3. What role does the sun play in moving water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back to the surface of the Earth again?
  4. As a 6th grade student at Tapp Middle School what can I do to help solve or bring attention to the global water crisis, as well as, the water crisis that we are currently facing in some of the cities in the United States?
  5. How is water distributed around the Earth?
  6. What are the locations and descriptions of Earth’s oceans?
  7. Which is more dense, freshwater or saltwater? Explain.

 

Standard S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.

a.     Ask questions to determine where water is located on Earth’s surface (oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, groundwater, aquifers, and ice) and communicate the relative proportion of water at each location.

b.     Plan and carry out an investigation to illustrate the role of the sun’s energy in atmospheric conditions that lead to the cycling of water. (Clarification statement: The water cycle should include evaporation, condensation, precipitation, transpiration, infiltration, groundwater, and runoff.)

c.     Ask questions to identify and communicate, using graphs and maps, the composition, location, and subsurface topography of the world’s oceans.

d.     Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

 

Agenda

  1. Water Cycle and Weather Reading and Questions
  2. Water Cycle Assessment
  3. Salinity Lab
  4. O.D.

 

Homework (Copy in Your Agenda Book)-

  1. Soapbox Speech Research Document due Wednesday-Final Draft Due Friday
  2. 2nd Period work on Water Crisis Products and Assignments
  3. Ocean Salinity and Ocean Floor Topography-Next Topic