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6th Grade Earth Science

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Finish Fronts Foldable/Notes

Homework: Read and Summarize pages 420-426

Climate Versus Weather

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

Angle of Sunlight Lab

Homework: Finish Analysis Questions

Seasons and Earth's Tilt

Homework: 427 #2-7

Topography lab

 

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Topography and Climate Activity

Homework: None

Topography and Climate Activity

Introduction to Water and Sand Lab

Homework: Research weather

Begin Water and Sand Lab

Homework: Finish Lab Procedure

Water and Sand Lab

Homework: Begin Conclusion

Water and Sand Lab
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Water and Sand Lab

Homework: None

Movie (3rd period with Ms. Cook)

Homework: None

Finish Water and Sand Lab

Homework: Finish Conclusion

Imaginary Continent

Homework: TBA

Imaginary Contient Part 2

 

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No School - Memorial Day    
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Volcano Skits

Homework: Read and Summarize pages 270 - 276

Volcano Skits

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

Magma and Lava

Homework: None

Volcanoes at Hot Spots

Homework: p277 #2-7

Positive and Negative Effects of Volcanoes

 

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Positve and Negative Effects of Volcanoes

Homework: Read pages 278 - 281; p281 #2-8

Volcano Review Sheet

Homework: Finish Volcano Review Sheet

White Board Review

Homework: Study for Test

Volcano Test

Notebooks Due

Homework: None

Introduction to Heat and Energy in the Atmosphere
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Layers of the Atmosphere

Homework: None

Layers of the Atmosphere Notes

Homework: llustrated Vocabulary

Earth's Energy Budget

Homework: None

Wind Demonstration

What causes the wind?

Homework: TBA

Humidity

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Coriolis Effect

Homework: Get a good nights sleep! Testing starts tomorrow

Humidity/Water in the Air

Homeowork: Study for STAR Tests

Fronts

Homework: Study for STAR Tests

Climate and Weather

Homework: Study for STAR Tests

Seasons

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Notes: Earthquake Measurements

Modified Mercalli Scale Activity

Homework: Observation Journal

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Modified Mercalli Activity

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary (draw and color pictures of vocabulary words)

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Triangulation Activity

Homework: Read and summarize pages 238 - 243

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Triangulation Activity

Homework: p243 #2-8

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Triangulation Activity

 

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Earthquake Magnitude and Location Practice

Homework: Earthquake Preparedness Project

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English/Science Collaboration Project

Homework: Earthquake Preparedness Project

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English/Science Collaboration Project

Homework: Earthquake Preparedness Project

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Killer Wave - Tsunamis

Homework: Earthquake Preparedness Project

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Killer Wave - Tsunamis

Homework: Earthquake Preparedness Project

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Earthquake Review

Homework: Earthquake Preparedness Project/Study for Test

 

Earthquake Review

Earthquake Preparedness Plan Due

Homework: Study for Test/Finish Review Sheet

Earthquake Test

Notebook Due

Homework: None

Introduction to Volcanoes

Homework: None

Volcano Vocabulary

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Finish Volcano Vocabulary

Ring of Fire Activity

Homework: Read and Summarize pages 266 - 269

How volcanoes grow Activity

Homework: Open House

1st Period: Volcano Movie

3rd Period: Workbook questions

Homework: p269 #2-7

1st Period: Assembly

3rd Period: Volcano Movie

Homework: None

Volcano Notes

Homework: Have a great spring break

 

 

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Earthquake Service Learning Project

Homework: Observation Journal

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Causes of Plate Motion

 

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

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Continental Drift

Homework: p203 #2-7

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Continental Drift

Homework: p203 #8-12

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RAFT Writing

 

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Dynamic Earth Webquest

Homework: Review Questions p222-223 #1-12)

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Dynamic Earth Webquest

Homework: Review Questions p223 #13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23

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Plate Tectonics Review

Homework: Finish review sheet/Study for tomorrows test

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Plate Tectonics Test

Notebooks Due

Homework: None

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Introduction to Earthquakes

Homework: Test Corrections

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What is a fault?

Homework: Read p204 - 209; p209 #2-8

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Fault types

Homework: Parent Signature

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Awards Assembly

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Fault Models/Identifying Fault types

Homework: Finish fault questions

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Earthquake waves/Slinky Lab

Homework: Vocabulary Flip Cards (see notebook unit coverpage for vocabulary words)

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Finish Earthquake waves/Slinky Lab

Homework: Read and summarize pages 232 - 237 in book

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What is an Earthquake? PowerPoint

Homework: Page237 # 2 - 9 

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Modified Mercalli Scale

  

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No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Homework: Enjoy your day off!

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Energy Letters

Semester Reflection

Homework: Semester Reflection

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Introduction to Plate Tectonics

Homework: Vocabulary Memory Game

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Discovering Plate Boundaries Day 1

Homework: TBA

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Discovering Plate Boundaries Day 2

 

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Discovering Plate Boundaries- Finish Day 2, Start Day 3

Homework: Read and Summarize Pages 198 -203

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Discovering Plate Boundaries Day 3

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary (all 8 words)

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Finish Discovering Plate Boundaries Day 3 (if needed)

Theory of Plate Tectonics

Homework: None

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Types of Plate Boundaries

Homework: Study for tomorrows quiz

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Quiz - Types of Plate Boundaries

Causes of Plate Motion

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Types of Energy

Homework: Observation Journal

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Set up conduction lab

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary and definition (conduction, convection, radiation, electromagnetic spectrum)

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Conduction Lab

Homework: None

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Set up convection lab

Homework: Read Pages 98 - 103, page 103 #3-9

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Convection lab

 

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Conduction Notes

Finish Conduction Lab

Homework: Observation Journal

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Electromagnetic Spectrum Computer Activity

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

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No School - Veteren's Day

Homework: None

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Radiation Lab

Homework: p116 #12, 15, 16, 22, 28, 29, 30

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Finish Radiation Lab

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Density Demonstration

Homework: Observation Journal

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Convection Experimentation

Homework: Update Unit Table of Contents and complete Cover Page

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Finish Convection Lab/Notes

Homework: Unit Reflection

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Unit Review

Homework: Study for test

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Unit Test

Notebooks Due

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Finish Mapping School

Homework: Observation Journal

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Begin Topographic Maps

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary

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Finish Topographic Maps

Homework: Study for Quiz

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Quiz

Homework: Read Pages 84-89; p89 #2-10

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Earth Foldable

 

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Layers of the Earth Notes

Finish Foldable

Homework: Scientfic Drawings for Observation Journal

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Earth's Systems

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary

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Jeopardy Review

Homework: Complete Study Guide

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Unit 2 Test

Notebooks Due

Homework: None

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Earth's Cycles

 

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Homework: Observation Journal

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Homework: Vocabulary

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Homework: Teacher's Choice

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Homework: Section Review

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Homework: Observation Journal

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Homework: Vocabulary

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Homework: Teacher's Choice

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Homework: Section Review

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Labor Day - No School

 

Homework: Observation Journal

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Finish Dogs & Turnips Activity

Notes

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary

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Finish Notes

Scientific Method Candy Lab

Homework: Finish SM Worksheet

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Quiz

Inquiry Boxes

Homework: Read Pages 16-22; p23 #1-12

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Inquiry Boxes

 

 

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Finish Inquiry Boxes

Homework: Observation Journal

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Inquiry Boxes

Homework: Vocabulary flip cards

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Introduce Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Table of Contents and Unit Cover Sheet

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Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Pages 34-35, #7, 8, 10, 13, 20, 23, 24, 25

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Paper Airplane Lab

 

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Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Observation Journal

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Finish Paper Airplane Lab

Homework: Concept Map/Spider Web of all 8 Vocabulary Words

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Test Review

Homework: Study for Test/Update Table of Contents

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Unit 1 Test

Notebooks Due

Homework: Read Pages 44-49 Page 49 #1-8

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Measurement Stations

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Finish Measurement Stations

Video: Mapping the Earth's Surface

Homework: Observation Journal

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Mapping Notes

Begin Mapping the school

 

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary

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Continue Mapping School

 

 

Homework: Cover Sheet

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Finish Mapping School

Begin Quick Lab

 

Homework: Read pages 56-63 Page 63 #2,3,4,6,8,9

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Build and ShareTopographic Maps

 

 

 

 

 

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