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New 6th Grade SEEd Science Core Lesson Plans and Resources

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

  1. 6th Grade Science SEEd Core Resources
    1. New 6th Grade Science SEEd Core Presentation
    2. Utah Science with Engineering Education (SEEd) Standards for 6th Through 8th Grades
    3. JSD 3D Learning Activity Template
    4. 2016-17 USOE 6th Grade OER Book for Online Access and Viewing
    5. 2017-18 USOE 6th Grade Open Education Resource Book for Downloading
    6. 2017-18 USOE 6th Grade Open Education Resource Book for Purchasing
    7. 2017-18 6th Grade Core SEEd Lesson Plans for all Standards–“SEEd Storylines”
    8. 6th Grade SEEd Content Courses, Self-Paced, on Canvas Run Through UEN
    9. Science and Engineering Best Practices Poster (SEP)
    10. Cross Cutting Concepts Poster (CCC)
    11. Disciplinary Core Ideas Poster (DCI)
    12. Sample Sage Cluster Questions for the New 6th Grade Science Core
    13.  Engineering Process Flow Chart
    14. Phenomena Ideas
  2. Supplies Needed
    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

6th Grade SEEd Science Core 

  1. Purpose of the new 6th Grade Science SEEd Core
    1. What Do Scientists Do?
      1. Video 1: Biomedical Engineer - Careers in Science and Engineering
      2. Video 2: Environmental Engineer - Careers in Science and Engineering

 

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 viewing the Power Point)
    4. Lunar and Solar Eclipses Webquest
  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)

  1. Calculating to Scale the Size of the Planets

Strand 6.1 Resources

  1. Moon--Youtube Videos
  2. NASA Amusement Park Guide
    1. Pendulums pg 45 - 48, 69
    2. Marble Roller Coaster pg 52-58, 65, 68
  3. Meteorology: An Educator’s Resource for Inquiry-Based Learning
  4. Great American Eclipse of 2017--Youtube Videos and Pictures

 

Strand 6.2: Energy Affects Matter

Standard 6.2.1 (Develop Models--Proportions, Quantities)

  1. Vinegar and Baking Soda-What Really Happens?

Standard 6.2.2 (Develop Models--Effect)

Standard 6.2.3 (Plan an Investigation--Matter)

  1. Hot, Medium, Cold Experiment
  2. Uneven Heating and Particle Motion (Dust Devils)
    1. Convection Current Video
    2. Videos on Dust Devils
      1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aswtt6Cobo
      2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VomcTBLJFeY
      3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwKc7H5gIWo
      4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzEssvEpAPI
    3. Images of Dust Devils :
      1. https://www.google.com/search?q=dust+devils&safe=active&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiA9oLSuqHVAhWI14MKHZQ_A78Q_AUIBygC&biw=1172&bih=775&dpr=2

Standard 6.2.4 (Design--Energy, Structure, Function)

  1. Save the Chocolate Bar
  2. Is It Cold in Here?

Strand 6.2 Resources

  1. Matter Videos
  2. Videos on Dust Devils
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aswtt6Cobo
    2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwKc7H5gIWo
    3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VomcTBLJFeY
    4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzEssvEpAPI
  3. Images of Dust Devils :
    1. https://www.google.com/search?q=dust+devils&safe=active&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiA9oLSuqHVAhWI14MKHZQ_A78Q_AUIBygC&biw=1172&bih=775&dpr=2

 

Strand 6.3: Earth's Weather Patterns and Climate

Standard 6.3.1 (Develop Models--Energy)

  1. What's That White Stuff?

Standard 6.3.2 (Investigate--Cause)

  1. Cloud in a Bottle

Standard 6.3.3 (Develop Models--Systems, Patterns)

  1. Lake Effect Phenomenon

Standard 6.3.4 (Construct Explanations--Energy)

Strand 6.3 Resources

  1. How Clouds are Formed Explanation
  2. The Invention of the Barometer
    1. Torricelli PowerPoint--Inventor of the Barometer
    2. The Story of the First Barometer--Narration
  3. Weather Instruments and Conditions Review
  4. Changes in the Barometer Study Questions
  5. Finding The Current Air Pressure Webpage
  6. Air Pressure Effects Organizers
  7. Summer Storms Organizers
  8. Earth's Air Pressure Picture
  9. Weather Related Youtube Videos
  10. Weather and Climate

 

Strand 6.4: Stability and Change in Ecosystems

Standard 6.4.1 (Analyze Data,Ask Questions--Effects)

Standard 6.4.2 (Construct Explanations--Patterns)

  1. Observations of Competition

Standard 6.4.3 (Develop Models--Matter, Energy)

  1. Population Changes Among Organisms

Standard 6.4.4 (Construct an Argument--Stability)

Standard 6.4.5 (Obtaining, Evaluating, Communicating--Stability)

Strand 6.4 Resources

  1. Rachael Coleman's Lesson Plans and Resources
    1. Ecosystems Lesson Plans
      1. Symbiosis Match
      2. Symbiosis Match Worksheet
    2. Ecosystems Lesson Plans
      1. Species adapted to the classroom
    3. Ecosystem Lesson Plans
      1. Ecosystems Student Notes
    4. Ecology Websites
    5. Utah Lake Disaster
    6. Viewer's Guide to A Bug's Life
    7. The Business of Abusing a Lake
    8. Ecology Animal Reading
    9. Ecology Quiz
    10. Utah Ecosystem Words
    11. Organism Adaptive List
    12. Utah Lake Official Website
    13. Giant Pandas are no long endangered
  2. Return of the Buttercup