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6TH SCIENCE

Welcome to 6th Grade Science! My name is Coach Duke and I am very excited to be at Clifton ISD and teaching you this year. This webpage will keep you up to date on what we will be covering that week. Throughout the week our plans might adjust due to our pace, so this is just a general idea of what we will be doing. 
 
 
 
August 28- Sept 1 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Introduction to rules, expectations, scientific notebooks, and teamwork cups.
Tuesday: Begin unit on safety and preventative equipment used in the science classroom. 
Wednesday: Continuation of equipment and procedures used to ensure safety. Complete virtual safety lab.
Thursday: Learn how to collect data and use of proper equipment to do so. 
Friday: Review collecting data and quiz over the week. 
 
Sept 4-8 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: No school 
Tuesday: Finish safety procedures. 
Wednesday: Unit 1 Test Review
Thursday: Unit 1 Test
Friday: Intro to metal, metalloids, nonmetals
 
Sept 11-15 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Independent vs dependent, quantitative vs qualitative, experimental vs comparative vs descriptive
Tuesday: Volume of a liquid, solid, and irregular solid
Wednesday: Volume of a liquid, solid, and irregular solid
Thursday: Luster, streak, hardness, malleability
Friday: Luster, streak, hardness, malleability
Sept 18-22 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Revisit density and how to calculate based on information given
Tuesday: Properties of metals, nonmetals, and metalloids
Wednesday: Unit 2 Vocab Test
Thursday: Metals and Nonmetals Lab
Friday: Review all chemical and physical properties of matter
Sept 25-29 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Review of properties of matter, chemical and physical changes
Tuesday: Test Review
Wednesday: Unit 2 Test
Thursday: Intro to Elements and the Periodic Table
Friday: Atoms, Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons
Oct 2-6 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Review of mixtures, elements, compounds
Tuesday: Word web: atoms, elements, nucleus, protons, neutrons, electrons
Wednesday: Calculating the number of protons, neutrons, electrons
Thursday: Elements Essay
Friday: Building an atom
Oct 9 - 13 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Finish Elements Research and vocab review
Tuesday: Drawing atoms
Wednesday: Unit 3 Vocab Test
Thursday: Elements Comparison
Friday: Earth's Most Abundant Elements
Oct 16 - 20 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Earth's most abundant resources
Tuesday: Unit 3 Test Review
Wednesday: Unit 3 Test
Thursday: Compounds and counting atoms
Friday: Compounds and counting protons, neutrons, and electrons (together)
Oct 23 - 27 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Coefficients in compounds and what they mean
Tuesday: Coefficients in compounds and distributive property
Wednesday: Unit 4 quiz
Thursday: Compounds layered book
Friday: Balloon Lab
Oct 30 - Nov 3 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Coefficients, subscripts, counting atoms, elements, protons, neutrons, and electrons REVIEW
Tuesday: Unit 4 Test Review
Wednesday: Unit 4 Test
Thursday: Research and debate current topics regarding Earth's Resources
Friday: Balloon Lab
Nov 6-10 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Renewable or not lab, production impacts lab
Tuesday: Managing energy resources lab and model
Wednesday: Unit 5 Vocab Test
Thursday: Unit 5 Lesson 2 Science Fusion
Friday: Unit 5 Lesson 3 Science Fusion
Nov 13-17 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Virtual Lab Unit 5.3
Tuesday: Unit 5 Test Review
Wednesday: Academy: Debate   /     6th Science: Renewable vs Nonrenewable Sort
Thursday: Unit 5 Test
Friday: Human Footprint by National Geographic
Nov 27 - Dec 1 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Human Footprint by National Geographic
Tuesday: Human Footprint by National Geographic
Wednesday: Letter to Mr. Ball regarding energy conservation at CMS
Thursday: Letter to Mr. Ball regarding energy conservation at CMS
Friday: Unit 6 Lesson 1 intro: KWL about Energy
Dec 4-8 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Intro to energy transformation: flashlights
Tuesday: Unit 6 Vocab Test
Wednesday: UIL
Thursday: Science Fusion Textbook Unit 4 Lesson 1
Friday: Science Fusion Textbook Unit 4 Lesson 2 and 3
Dec 11-15 - 6th grade Science - Coach Duke
 
Monday: Energy transformations lab
Tuesday: Thermal energy patterns
Wednesday: Thermal energy patterns continued/Unit 4 Lesson 1 virtual lab
Thursday: Unit 4 Lesson 2 virtual lab
Friday: Unit 6 Test review