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Welcome to 6th Grade Science

Question, Explore, Observe, Discover


The Basics

Beginning of the Year: Syllabus Mission Guide for Parents

Science Notebook: Table of Contents

Link to Schoology (Where you can find your assignments!!) www.schoology.com

Link to Google Classroom classroom.google.com

Link to Library Wiki for other Research Help: http://wlpcsupperschool.wikispaces.com/Library

Link to Noodle Tools (For Citations!) noodletools.com
- Password: latinlibrary

Lab Report Notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OF-iwr7LcxUDdBoteDWkqoTMq3xlC3nRSx1RUy-LU3Y/edit?usp=sharing


Cool Tech Resources
Comics: http://www.toondoo.com/
Comics: http://www.pixton.com/
Animated Videos: http://wideo.co/
Animated Videos: http://www.moovly.com/
Digital Posters: https://magic.piktochart.com/
Links to multiple video and other tools: http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Video+Tools

Scratch Computer Programming: scratch.mit.edu
Khan Academy Java Computer Programming: https://Diwww.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming/programming


Classwork and Nightly Homework

Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Mini Quiz: Friday 1/19
- Review your W.E.D. notes (page 53)
- Review your Changing Earth Stations (page 54)
- Be ready to identify and explain examples of weathering, erosion, and deposition


STEM Fair In Class Presentations: Monday 1/22 - Thursday 1/25
- See details in STEM Fair packets (below)

Date
In Class
Homework
Tuesday 1/16
Mission Time
Science Fair is Feb 1st
In Class Presentations Next Week (22nd-25th)
Wednesday 1/17
Slope of a River Lab
Science Fair is Feb 1st
In Class Presentations Next Week (22nd-25th)
Thursday 1/18
Is it Erosion discussion
Mission Time
Science Fair is Feb 1st
In Class Presentations Next Week (22nd-25th)
Friday 1/19
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Mini Quiz
STEM Fair Work Time
Science Fair is Feb 1st
In Class Presentations Next Week (22nd-25th)

STEM Fair
The Science Fair itself (WLPCS STEM FAIR) is on Thursday, February 1st.
SF Board Numbers: SF Numbers

Choosing a Project Type - Due Tuesday 10/24
Please review the linked packet, outlining the four options. The last page of this packet (choice form) is what needs to be turned in.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-XS7eUN1_cu5m14pEEJWtjSKs5x9oOjmIyjiWbNg5uM/edit?usp=sharing

Proposal Form: Due Thursday 11/2
The proposal form is the last page in the individual packet (linked below). Please be sure to use the packet for your project type, as the guiding questions on the proposal differ.
This proposal form needs to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Background Research: Due Thursday 11/30
You will turn in TWO things:
1. The Science Fair Background Research - Source Saver and Notes (found in classroom.google.com)
2. A full written paragraph of background research (also uploaded in Google Classroom)
Link to Resources for Research

Step 3: Due Thursday 12/14
Note that, from this point forward, the four project options have different requirements.
This means that what is due on 12/14 is different for each type of project. However, all students can find the 3rd step in their Google Classroom class for the SF project, and more detailed directions are included in the student packets, linked below. Please refer to the packets, come to tutorial, or email Ms. Dobler if you are unsure about step 3.

Step 4: Due Thursday 1/11
Note that the requirements for step four are different for each project option. All students can find the 4th step in their Google Classroom class for the SF project, and more detailed directions are included in the student packets, linked below. Please refer to the packets, come to tutorial, or email Ms. Dobler if you are unsure about step 4.

In Class Presentations: January 22 - 26
Students will sign up for a day to present during class. Presentations should be about 5 minutes, including time for questions.
Students may bring their boards, props, pictures, and notecards to help them present. Be sure to write your number on your board and any other materials.
Boards may be left at school, other props need to be stored in lockers or taken home until Feb. 1st.

STEM Fair: February 1st


Individual Packets (Choose based on your project type)
Children's Book - Student Packet
Model/Museum Display - Student Packet
Traditional Science Fair - Student Packet
Engineering Challenge - Student Packet

Interested in competing in the DC STEM Fair? Check out their rubric:


Previous Weeks - Wiki Archive


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