6th Grade Earth Science

  • The Checkerboard Mesa  

    What are we currently working on in class?

    Keep Scrolling down Happy Face

     

    The following are topics in orange we will integrate throughout the school year

    2 Types of Experiments- Experimental and Observational/Investigations

    Experimental Experiments must have variables.

    Variables-independent, dependent, constants, and a control variable

     

    The International System of Units

    Metric System

    Measurement 

    Length, Mass, and Volume

    Metric Units Bases and Prefixes

    Scientific Tools

     

    Scientific Method A.K.A. Scientific Inquiry

    Steps of the Scientific Method

    Ask a Question or State a Problem

    Hypothesize and Predict

    Test Your Hypothesis

    Analyze Results

    Draw Conclusions

    Communicate Results

     

    What is science?

    3 main branches of science

     

    Descriptions

    Explanations

     

    Inferences

    Observations

     

    Types of Data

    Qualitative and Quantitative

    Types of Experiments or Investigations

    Observational vs. Experimental 

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    August 2018

    Earth Facts

    Gravity

    How Earth Formed

    Earth's Interior

    Landforms

    Elevation

    Relief

    Topography

    Density

     

    Earth Systems-The 5 spheres

    Atmosphere

    Hydrosphere

    Cryosphere

    Geosphere

    Biosphere

    Earth Layers-Crust Mantle Core