Grade 6 Science
Scientific Reading and Scientific Method
Close Reading of Scientific Articles.
How to Write Article Summaries.
What is the Scientific Method?
How, and Why, to Use Scientific Method?
Steps of the Scientific Method.
What are Variables?
Types of Variables.
Measurement and Graphing
What is Measurement?
What is Estimation?
What is Precision?
What is Accuracy?
How to Use Rounding.
Precision and Number of Digitis.
Using Significant Numbers.
What are, and How to Use, GPS Systems.
SI Units, the International System for Measurement.
Prefixes Used with SI Units
Astronomy: Solar System and Milky Way Galaxy
Theories of the Universe:
What is the Geocentric Theory?
What is the Heliocentric Theory?
What is the Solar System?
What is a Planet?
Categories of Planets: Terrestrial vs Jovian (Gaseous)
What is a Dwarf Planet?
How do Planets Move?
What is Meant by A Day? A Year?
Rotation vs Revolution
What is an Orbit?
Ellipses and Eccentricity.
What is our Sun?
What are Stars?
How do Stars Form?
How are Stars Classified?
Other Objects in the Solar System:
What are Comets, Asteroids and Meteroids?
How are Distances Measured in Space?
What is a Light Year, an Astronomical Unit?
What is a Galaxy?
Types of Galaxies: Spiral, Elliptical, Irregular galaxies.
What are Clusters?
Where in the Universe Are We?
Parts of the Atom
Models of the Atom
Elements and the Periodic Table
Atomic Number and Atomic Mass
What are Molecules?
What are Sub-Atomic Forces?
Electromagnetic Force, Strong Force, Weak Force, and Gravity
States of Matter
Physical and Chemical Properties
Solids, Liquids and Gases
Viscosity of Liquids
Kinetic Molecular Theory, Energy of Phase Changes
Melting, Freezing, Boiling, Evaporation, Condensation, Sublimation, Deposition
Heat versus Temperature
Insulators and Conductors
Conduction, Convection, Radiation