New 6th Grade SEEd Science Core Lesson Plans and Resources

Overview Meeting Content For Jordan District 6th Grade Teachers (5/15/17)

  1. New 6th Grade Science SEEd Core Presentation
  2. JSD 3D Learning Activity Template
  3. 6.2.2 Hot, Medium, Cold Experiment
  4. Supplies
    1. 6th Grade SEEd Material and Supply List
    2. 6th Grade Science Supplies and Materials from 2002 Core
    3. Places to get Science Materials and Supplies
  5. Utah Science with Engineering Education (SEEd) Standards for 6th Through 8th Grades
  6. 2016-17 USBE 6th Grade OER Book for Online Access and Viewing
  7. 2017-18 USBE 6th Grade Open Education Resource Book for Downloading
  8. 2017-18 USBE 6th Grade Open Education Resource Book for Purchasing
  9. 2017-18 6th Grade Core SEEd Lesson Plans for all Standards–“SEEd Storylines”
  10. 6th Grade SEEd Content Courses, Self-Paced, on Canvas Run Through UEN
  11. Science and Engineering Best Practices Poster (SEP)
  12. Cross Cutting Concepts Poster (CCC)
  13. Disciplinary Core Ideas Poster (DCI)
  14. Sample Sage Cluster Questions for the New 6th Grade Science Core

Strand 6.1: Structure and Motion Within the Solar System

Standard 6.1.1 (Develop Models–Patterns)

  1. Moon Phases
    1. Moon Phase Phenomena Power Point (Moon seems to change and get farther away from the sun)
  2. Eclipses of the Sun and Moon
    1. Eclipses Power Point (Models of eclipses and questions)
    2. Eclipses Data Sheet (To be handed out while viewing the Power Point)
    3. Lunar Eclipses Information Sheet (To be handed out while view the Power Point)
  3. Seasons
    1. Sun Altitude Power Point (The highest point of the sun during different months)
    2. Midnight Constellations Power Point (Constellations seen at midnight for each season)

Standard 6.1.2 (Develop Models–Systems)

Standard 6.1.3 (Computational Thinking, Analyze Data–Scale)


Strand 6.2: Energy Affects Matter

Standard 6.2.1 (Develop Models–Proportions, Quantities)

Standard 6.2.2 (Develop Models–Effect)

Standard 6.2.3 (Plan an Investigation–Matter)

Standard 6.2.4 (Design–Energy, Structure, Function)


Strand 6.3: Earth’s Weather Patterns and Climate

Standard 6.3.1 (Develop Models–Energy)

Standard 6.3.2 (Investigate–Cause)

Standard 6.3.3 (Develop Models–Systems, Patterns)

Standard 6.3.4 (Construct Explanations–Energy)

Strand 6.4: Stability and Change in Ecosystems

Standard 6.4.1 (Analyze Data,Ask Questions–Effects)

Standard 6.4.2 (Construct Explanations–Patterns)

Standard 6.4.3 (Develop Models–Matter, Energy)

Standard 6.4.4 (Construct an Argument–Stability)

  1. Return of the Buttercup

Standard 6.4.5 (Obtaining, Evaluating, Communicating–Stability)