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Science Grade 6 Work and Force

Science Grade 6 Work and Force

3-4 Weeks

Measuring and Calculating Work and Forces

What is Work?

What is a Force?

What is Motion?

How Do We Measure Forces?

How Do We Calculate Work?

How Do Work, Force, and Motion Affect our Lives?

(1) MST1 Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry, and engineering design, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers, and develop solutions.
(1) MST2 Students will access, generate, process, and transfer information using appropriate technologies.
(1) MST3 Students will understand the concepts of and become proficient with the skills of mathematics, communicate and reason mathematically, and become problem solvers by using appropriate tools and strategies, through the integrated study of number sense and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and statistics and probability.
(1) MST4 Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
(1) MST5 Students will apply technological knowledge and skills to design, construct, use, and evaluate products and systems to satisfy human and environmental needs.
(1) MST6 Students will understand the relationships and common themes that connect mathematics, science, and technology and apply the themes to these and other areas of learning.
(1) MST7 Students will apply the knowledge and thinking skills of mathematics, science, and technology to address real-life problems and make informed decisions.


Assembling, Diagraming, Labeling, and Using Labortory Equipment

Calculating Work and Force

Making Scientific Predictions






Balanced Force

Unbalanced Force




Spring Scale 



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