Lisa Rice

Please visit the "6th Grade Homework Site" for daily assignments and reminders.

I can be reached by e-mail at:

[email protected]

6th Grade Science is filled with many opportunities to explore the scientific world around us through inquiry and investigations. Some of the topics covered this year are:

* General Science - types of scientists, science inquiry models (scientific method and engineering design process), measurement/metric system

* Physical Science - density, endothermic/exothermic reactions, solutions and mixtures, light waves and mechanical waves, gravitational interactions

* Earth Science - lunar phases, eclipses of sun and moon, geological time scale of Earth's history, plate tectonics

* Life Science - patterns of environmental changes (evolution, adaptation, extinction), plant/animal cells and organelles