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6th Grade Earth Science GATE

 

May

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Climate versus Weather

Homework: Read and Summarize pages 520 - 526

Angle of Sunlight Lab

Homework: Finish Analysis Questions

Finish Lab

The Seasons and the Affect on climate

Homework: TBA

Topography and the Effect on Climate

Homework: p527#2-7

 

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Topograhy and Climate Activity

Homework: Finish lab conclusion/Research weather

Water and Sand Lab

Homework: Finish procedure

Water and Sand Lab

Homework: None

Water and Sand Lab

Homework: Finish Conclusion

Imaginary Continent

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Water and Sand Lab

Homework: None

Field Trip

Homework: None

Water and Sand Lab

Homework: Finish Conclusion

Imaginary Continent

Homework: TBA

Begin Imaginary Continent Part 2
     
     

April

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Finish lava lab

Homework: Volcano Project

Debrief lava lab

Begin Volcano Presentations

Homework: Student choice vocabulary

Volcano Presentations

Homework: None

Volcanoes at Hot Spots

Homework: p227 #2-7

Positives and Negatives of Volcanoes

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Magma and Volcanic Eruptions

Homework: None

Volcanoes at Hot Spots

Homework: Finish "How Fast do Plates Move?"

Positive and Negative Effects of Volcanoes

Homework: p281 #2-8

Volcano Review

Homework: Finish Review Sheet/Study for Test

Volcano Test

Notebooks Due

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Introduction to Energy in the Atmosphere

Homework: None

Layers of the Atmosphere

Homework: Illustrated 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 night's sleep. STAR tests start tomorrow

Humidity/Water in the air

Homework: Study for STAR tests

Fronts

Homework: Study for STAR tests

Climate and Weather

Homework: Study for STAR tests

Seasons

March

 

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Notes: Earthquake Measurement

Modified Mercalli Scale

Homework: Observation Journal

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Modified Mercalli Scale

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary (Draw and color a picture of each word)

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Triangulation Activity

Homework: p203 #2-7

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Triangluation Activity

Homework: p203 #8-12

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Triangulation Activity

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Earthquake Magnitude and Location Worksheet

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 Test

Notebook Due

Earthquake Preparedness Plan DUE

Homework: None

Introduction to Volcanoes

Homework: None

Volcano Vocabulary

Homework: Illustrated Vocabulary

Lava and Magma

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How Volcanoes Grow Activity

Homework: Read and Summarize pages 266 - 269

Volcano Notes

Homework: Open House

Workbook Questions

Homework: p269 #2-7

Volcano Movie

Homework: None

Lava and Magma

Homework: Volcano Project

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February

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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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How fast do plates move?

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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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No School

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No School

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Introduction to Earthquakes

Homework: Test Corrections

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What is a fault?

Homework: Test Corrections

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Fault Types

Homework: TBA

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Awards Assembly

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Fault Models/Practice

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

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What is an earthquake? PowerPoint

Homework: Page 237 #2-9

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Modified Mercalli Scale

January

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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 tomorrow's quiz

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Quiz - Types of Plate Boundaries

Causes of Plate Motion

November

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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 write-up

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 Explanation

Homework: Observation Journal

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Convection Current Experimentation

Homework: Update Unit Table of Contents and Complete Cover Page

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Finish Convection Currents/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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October

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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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Finish Destination: Mars

What would you take to Mars/Discussion

Homework: Observation Journal

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Group Research and Poster Making

Develop Quiz Questions

Homework: Student Choice Vocabulary (Rock Cycle, Water Cycle, Nitrogen Cycle, Carbon Cycle)

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Group Presentations

Homework: Study for Quiz

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Quiz

Rock Cycle Notes

Homework: p111 #2, 4, 8, 14, 15

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Ride the Rock Cycle

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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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