Q1W1: August 12-16

TeacherTerri Robertson
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #Q1W1: August 12-16
Unit of InstructionThe Process of Science and Energy
Standard(s) Taught

SC.6.N.2.1 Distinguish science from other activities involving thought.

SC.6.N.1.1 Define a problem from the sixth-grade curriculum, use appropriate reference materials to support scientific understanding, plan and carry out scientific investigation of various types, such as systematic observations or experiments, identify variables, collect and organize data, interpret data in charts, tables, and graphics, analyze information, make predictions, and defend conclusions.

SC.6.N.1.5 Recognize that science involves creativity, not just in designing experiments, but also in creating explanations that fit evidence


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

describe science as the study of the natural world 

give examples and non-examples of science

plan and carry out various types of scientific investigations 

differentiate between an experiment (control group and variables) and other types of scientific investigations

make predictions or form a hypothesis

identify control groups for each experiment

compare and contrast data collected among groups of students conducting a similar experiment.

draw and defend conclusions

Classroom Activities

Students will participate in a lab

Students will use creativity to learn how to scientifically sketch an object in nature

Students will practice classroom rules, lab rules, and become familiar with the syllabus through an “Escape Room”

Assignments Due

 Interactive Science Notebook (ISN) notebook brought to class each day

Additional Resources

ESE and 504 accommodations :  Teacher will break up tasks into small, manageable pieces.  Teacher will use a signal from the students (red or green cup) to help pace the lessons.