Q1W5 September 10-14, 2018

TeacherCrystal Cornelius
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #5
Unit of InstructionScience Processes and Energy
Standard(s) Taught

SC.6.N.3.2 Recognize and explain that a scientific law is a description of a specific relationship under given conditions in the natural world. Thus, scientific laws are different from societal laws.

SC.6.N.3.3 Give several examples of scientific laws.

SC.6.N.3.1 Recognize and explain that a scientific theory is a well-supported and widely accepted explanation of nature and is not simply a claim posed by an individual. Thus, the use of the term theory in science is very different than how it is used in everyday life.

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

• describe a scientific law as a description of a specific relationship under given conditions in the natural world or a prediction of an outcome to some phenomenon. Give examples of scientific laws.

• describe how societal laws are different from scientific laws

• describe a scientific theory as an explanation asto why the outcome happens

• recognize and explain what a theory is and how a theory is used in science versus how theory is used differently in everyday life

Classroom Activities

Independent Vs. Dependent variable Scoot

Societal Vs. Scientific Laws Sort

Theory/Law Research Partner project

Grandfather Clock Lab

Assignments Due

Societal Vs. Scientific Law Sort

Theory/Law Research Partner project

Additional Resources