Q2 Week6

ESE/ 504 : Extra time and small group will be available for assignments. Scaffolding of the material and reading content based questions will be used. Copies of the power point will be made available for note-taking purposes. Content material will be read aloud to students if applicable. 

TeacherTerri Robertson
Subject Areascience
Grade Level6
Week #Q2W6
Unit of InstructionEarth Systems
Standard(s) Taught

SC.6.E.7.4  Differentiate and show interactions among the geosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.

SC.6.E.7.9  Describe how the composition and structure of the atmosphere protects life and insulates the planet.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will differentiate among the Earth’s :

o Geosphere

o Hydrosphere

o Cryosphere

o Atmosphere

o Biosphere

• describe the interactions between the geosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere

Classroom Activities

Students will choose between creating a brochure or a writing a script that explains how glaciers affect the geosphere, and to explain their role in climate change.  

Students will participate in a lab about layers within the Earth’s atmosphere.

Students will explore connections between the biosphere and the hydrosphere/geosphere.

Students needing to finish testing/test corrections will use this week to complete that task.

Assignments Due

Could you spare a shoebox and a clear 2 liter water bottle for a project when we come back from Thanksgiving break? Thank you!

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