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     "Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live." ~Mae Jemison, first African American woman in space 
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    • Welcome Parents and Students! 

      And Welcome to West Sylvan 6th Integrated Science online!  

       

      Many things are changing as we transition to a digital classroom:

      1. All work will be posted on Google Classroom
      2. The calendar below will link you to Google Classroom. 
      3. Face to face communication will occur in Google Chat

      Science Meets

      Monday to Thursday 1:30 to 2:00pm

      Wednesday Period 1 - 9 am to 9:30 am

      Wednesday Period 2 - 9:35am to 10:05 am

      Wednesday Period 5 - 10:10 am to 10:40 am

      Wednesday Questions - 10:40 am to 11 am

      Friday 10am to 11am

      Check back to get updated to changes often.

      NASA Zero Gravity

       

      Here are the class syllabus and the essential questions (LifePhysicalEarth) we are working on this year.

       

      TEXTBOOKS: We use Science Education for Public Understanding Program  (SEPUP) textbooks.

      Students need to create a log in for Labaids.com:

      • Go to the registration page: https://portals.lab-aids.com/register.htm
      • If necessary, select the New User? Register Here link.
      • Username is your apps account (example: coesterl@pps.net)
      • Create a password you will remember -- 6-20 characters
      • Write down your username and password in a place you will remember it!
      • Enter first name, last name
      • Create your new Lab-Aids/SEPUP account using the access code for 6th grade:
        • 6th: pps-students-grade6
      • Click Register
      • You can now login and use the updated online site at www.lab-aids.com.

    Key to notation:EQ= Essential Question.    LG= Daily Learning Goal.    HW=Homework  

      

     Month

     Monday

     Tuesday

     Wednesday

     Thursday

     Friday

    APRIL

       

    1. Extreme Weather report

    Google classroom link

    2. Extreme Weather report

    3.Extreme Weather report 

    DUE

     

    6. Ist day online

    What is Energy?

    Energy preassessment

    IAPS Act 53

    7. What is energy?

    IAPS Act 53

    8. What is energy?

    IAPS 53

    9. What are the types of energy?

    Lab IAPS 54

    10.  

    What are the types of energy?

    Lab IAPS 54

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     Month

     Monday

     Tuesday

     Wednesday

     Thursday

     Friday

    March

    2.EQ: What causes climate change? What can we do?

    HW: Update notes

    3. EQ: What causes climate change? What can we do?

    HW: Update notes

     
    4. EQ: What causes climate change? What can we do?

    HW: Update notes

     

    5. EQ: How do we forcast weather in a report?

    HW: 1 to 3 E87

     

    6. Period 1  ~

    EQ: How do we forcast weather in a report?

    HW: 1 to 3 E87

    Periods 2 & 5

    EQ: How do we describe past weather in a report?

    HW: Vocabulary puzzle

     
     

    9. Period 1 EQ:   How do we describe past weather in a report?

    HW: Vocabulary puzzle

    Periods 2 & 5 EQ:

    what do you know about weather & climate?

    HW: Study for book test

    10. Period 1 EQ: what do you know about weather and climate? 

    HW: Study for book test

    Period 2 & 5 EQ: What do you know about weather and climatet?

    HW: Any Missing work

     

    11. Period 1 EQ: what do you know about weather and climate? 

    Period 2 & 5 EQ:What are extreme weather events?

    HW: Any Missing work

     

    12. Period 1 , 2, 5 EQ: What are extreme weather events?

    HW: Update notes

     

    13 Period 1 , 2, 5 EQ: What are extreme weather events?

    HW: Update notes

     

     

     

     

     

     Month

     Monday

     Tuesday

     Wednesday

     Thursday

     Friday

    February 

    3. Review climate change

    Review for quiz

    HW: study for quiz

    4. EQ: What do you know about weather and climate?

    Quiz

    HW: update inquiry paper

    5. EQ: What the properties and movement of water shape the Earths surface?

    Activity 60

    HW: update inquiry paper

     

    6. EQ: What the properties and movement of water shape the Earths surface?

    Activity 61

    HW: update inquiry paper

     

    7. EQ: What the properties and movement of water shape the Earths surface?

    Activity 62

    HW: update inquiry paper

     

    10. 

    11.   12.  13.  14.
     

    17. Presidents Dat holiday

    18. 

    What role does atmosphere play in weather and climate?


    HW: 1 to 4 E61

    19. Which student design is a better way to measure wind?

    HW: research designs

    20. Which student design is a better way to measure wind?

    HW: design instrument

    21. Which student design is a better way to measure wind?

    HW: design instrument

     

    24. Which student design is a better way to measure wind?

    HW: #1 E80

    25. Which student design is a better way to measure wind?

    HW: #2 E80

    26. Which student design is a better way to measure wind? Final designs due

    HW: #3 E80

    27. How do prevailing winds affect climate?

    HW: create budget for tool

    28.How do prevailing winds affect climate?

    HW: #1 to 3 E83

    March     4. 

    EQ: What causes climate change? What can we do?

    HW: Update notes

       
     

    9. Period 1 EQ:   How do we describe past weather in a report?

    HW: Vocabulary puzzle

    Periods 2 & 5 EQ:

    what do you know about weather & climate?

    HW: Study for book test

    10. Period 1 EQ: what do you know about weather and climate? 

    HW: Study for book test

    Period 2 & 5 EQ: What do you know about weather and climatet?

    HW: Any Missing work

    11. Period 1 EQ: what do you know about weather and climate? 

    Period 2 & 5 EQ:What are extreme weather events?

    HW: Any Missing work

    12. 

    Period 1 , 2, 5 EQ: What are extreme weather events?

    HW: Update notes

    13.

    Period 1 , 2, 5 EQ: What are extreme weather events?

    HW: Update notes

     

     

     Monday

     Tuesday

     Wednesday

     Thursday

     Friday

     January 2020

    6. EQ: What is weather?

    HW:E8 1 to 4

    7. EQ: How is daily weather different than monthly weather data?

    HW: E14 1 to 4

    8. EQ: How is daily weather different than monthly weather data?

    HW: E14 1 to 4

    9. EQ: How is daily weather different than monthly weather data?

    HW: Metric to english conversion

    10. EQ:What is climate?

    HW: E22: 1 to 2

     

    13. What is cl8imate and how does climate vary?

    HW: E22: 3 to 4

    14. EQ: What is the percent of the Earth's Water?

    HW: E26: 1 to 2

    15. How does the suns energy hear the earth's surface?

    HW: E33 1 to 3

    Map

    16. How does the suns energy hear the earth's surface?

    HW: Write inquiry

    17. How does the suns energy hear the earth's surface?

    HW: Write science inquiry

     

    MLK Holiday

    21. How does the suns energy hear the earth's surface?

    HW: Write science inquiry

     22How does the suns energy hear the earth's surface?

    HW: Write science inquiry

     23How does the suns energy hear the earth's surface?

    HW: Write science inquiry

     24.What can you improve upon next quarter?

    HW: Write science inquiry

     

    27 Teacher Planning day

    Beginning of 3rd quarter

    28. EQ: What factors affect climate?

    HW: E41 1 to 4

    29. EQ: What factors affect climate?

    HW: E46 1 to 4

    30. EQ: What factors affect climate?

    HW: Workheet 4-3

    Reading

    31. EQ:Hw does water interact with other materials? How does that affect climate?

    HW:worksheet 4-4

    Reading 4-4

     

     

     

    Month           Monday              Tuesday                          Thursday              Friday
    August    

     28 Welcome

    EQ: What will make you successful at WSMS?

    HW: parent sign syllabus

     29. EQ:What will make you successful at WSMS?

    HW: Rough Draft How to tie your shoes

     30.EQ: What will make you successful?

    HW:Per 1 & 2-Final Draft How to tie your shoes

    HW Period 5: Rough Draft How to tie your shoes

    September  2 Labor day

     3. EQ:Period 1,2: Do all scientists experiment the same way? Period 5: How to make you successful?

    HW Periods 1,2: 4,5 A7

    HW: Period 5: Final Draft How to tie your shoe?

     4. EQ: Period 1,2: What are the common elements of all scientific methods? Period 5:Do all scientists experiment the same way?

    HW Periods 1,2: 3, 4,5 A10

    HW: Period 5:4,5 A7

     5. EQ: Period 1,2:How are medicines tested? Period 5:What are the common elements of all scientific methods?

    HW Periods 1,2: 3,4,5, 6 A17

    Period 5: 3, 4,5 A10

     6. EQ: Period 1,2: Collecting data: Qualitative vs Quantitative data

    Period 5: How are medicines tested? 

    Period 1 ,2: 1 and 2 A33

    HW Periods 5: 3,4,5, 6 A17

       9.

     EQ: Period 1, 2: testing medicines in a clinical trial

           Period 5: Collecting data: Qualitative vs Quantitative data? 

    HW: Period 1 ,2: 1,2,3 A14

    Period 5:  1 and 2 A33

     10.

     EQ: Period 1, 2: How do we graph our data?

       Period 5: How do we test medicines in a clinical trial?

    HW: Period 1 ,2: Graphing practice

    HW: period 5:

    1,2,3 A14

     11. EQ: Periods 1,2,5: How do we Write a complete science inquiry paper?

    HWL 1 to 3 A37

     12. EQ: Periods 1,2,5: How do we Write a complete science inquiry paper?

    HWL 1 to 4 A37

     13. EQ: Periods 1,2,5: How do we Write a complete science inquiry paper?

    HW: Continue writing draft science inquiry paper

    Inquiry Template

       16. EQ:  How do we grow intellegence?

    HWL Continue writing draft science inquiry paper

     17.EQ:  Which proposals have  good experimental designs?

    HW: 3 and 5 pg A46

     18. Study for quiz

    HW: Review notes for quiz

     19. Quiz and vocabulary

    HW: none

     20. EQ: How do systems within an organism help it survive?

    HW: 1 to 4 B9

       23. EQ: How do systems within an organism help it survive? Act 11

    HW: 1 to 4 B9

     24. EQ: How do systems within an organism help it survive? Act 12

    HW: 1 to 4 B14

     25. EQ: How do systems within an organism help it survive? Act 12

    HW: 1 to 4 B14

     26. EQ: How do systems within an organism help it survive? Act 12

    HW: 1 to 6 B14

     27. EQ: How do systems within an organism help it survive? Act 12

    HW: 1 to 6 B14

               
    October 30. Outdoor School 1.Outdoor School 2.Outdoor School 3.Outdoor School 4.Outdoor School
     

     7. How do systems with a body help the organism survive?
    HW: 1 to 5 B14

     8.  How do systems with a body help the organism survive?

    HW: 1 to 5 B14

     9. Nervous System - touch

    HW:  #1-A24

     10. Nervous System - touch

    HW: 2 2 to 5  -A24

    11. No School

    Statewide Inservice Day

       14.Create slide show on body system

    HW: research your topic

    15. .Create slide show on body system

    HW: research your topic

    16. .Create slide show on body system

    HW: create slides

     17..Create slide show on body system

    HW: .Create slide show

    18..Create slide show on body system

    HW: practice slides on your topic

     

     21. Body system presentation

    HW: practice silde show

    HW: Practice slide show

     22. Body system presentation

    HW: practice silde show

    23. Body system presentation

    HW: practice silde show

     
    24. Body system presentation

    HW: practice silde show

     

    25. Body system vocabulary quiz

    Binder and planner check

    HW: study for book test

       28. Body system book test

    HW: rest up

    29. Body system dissection

    HW: complete worksheet

     
    30. Body system dissection

    HW: complete worksheet

     

    31. How have succeeded in first quarter

    Create 2nd Quarter goals

    HW: organize binder for 2nd quarter

    Nov 1 Teacher planning
    November

    4. Review test and introduce new unit

    HW: C5 Part A

    5. EQ: How do infectious diseases spread?

    HW: C7 #1 to 7

    6 EQ: How do infectious diseases spread?

    HW: C17 #1 to 5

    7. EQ: How do infectious diseases spread?

    HW: C20#1 to 5

    8. Factory farming

    HW: review notes 

     

     11. No School

    Veterans Day

    12. EQ: How do we see microscopic life?

    HW: Practice for Quiz

    13. EQ: How do we see microscopic life?

    HW: C26 #1 to 4

    14.    15.
     

    18.EQ:What are the structure & fucntion of the organelles?

    HW:1-1 worksheet

    19.EQ:What are the structure & fucntion of the organelles?

    HW:1-2 worksheet

    20.EQ:What are the structure & fucntion of the organelles?

    HW:Review cell oranelles

    21.EQ:What are the structure & fucntion of the organelles?

    HW:Review cell oranelles

    22.EQ:What are the structure & fucntion of the organelles?

    HW:Review cell oranelles

     

    25. Conferences 9am to 8pm

    26. Conferences 9am to 8pm

    27. Thanksgiving Holiday

    28. Thanksgiving Holiday

    29. Thanksgiving Holiday

    December

    2. EQ: What are organelles analogus to?

    HW: Work on cell project

    3. EQ: What are organelles analogus to?

    HW: Work on cell project

     4. EQ: What are organelles analogus to?

    HW: Work on cell project

     5. EQ: What are organelles analogus to?

    HW: Work on cell project

     Vocabulary Quiz

    6. EQ: What are organelles analogus to?

    HW: Work on cell project

     

    9. How do we classify cells?

    HW: Cell city project

    10. How do we classify cells?

    HW: Cell city project

    11. How do we classify cells?

    HW: Cell city project

    12. How do we classify cells?

    HW: Cell city project

    13. How do we classify cells?

    Cell city project DUE

     

    16.  Cell city project pesentations 

    HW: any missing work

    17.

    18.

    19.

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