This week the students will be starting unit 1: Nature of Science this week. This unit is page 1-47 in their digital books located in last weeks blog post. I am going to include a link of their group classwork and learning scale below. I will also post the standards we will be covering in the coming weeks below. We will be completing a measurement lab on Wednesday and Thursday.
Unit 1 Group Work
Scale Unit 1 2018
SC.6.N.1.1 (lesson 3,4) Define a problem from the sixth grade curriculum, use appropriate reference materials to support scientific understanding, plan and carry out scientific investigation of various types, such as systematic observations or experiments, identify variables, collect and organize data, interpret data in charts, tables, and graphics, analyze information, make predictions, and defend conclusions.
SC.6.N.1.3 (Lesson 3) Explain the difference between an experiment and other types of scientific investigation, and explain the relative benefits and limitations of each.
SC.6.N.1.2 (Lesson 3) Explain why scientific investigations should be replicable.
SC.6.N.1.5 (Lesson 1) Recognize that science involves creativity, not just in designing experiments, but also in creating explanations that fit evidence.
SC.6.N.2.1 (Lesson 1) Distinguish science from other activities involving thought.
SC.6.N.1.4 ( Lesson 3) Discuss, compare, and negotiate methods used, results obtained, and explanations among groups of students conducting the same investigation.
SC.6.N.2.2 ( Lesson 2) Explain that scientific knowledge is durable because it is open to change as new evidence or interpretations are encountered.
SC.6.N.2.3 (Lesson 1) Recognize that scientists who make contributions to scientific knowledge come from all kinds of backgrounds and possess varied talents, interests, and goals.