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Grade 6 Science

Life Science/Biology

 

Welcome to 6th Grade Life Science!  This is a biology class where we will explore a variety of living things from microorganisms to the human body. We will delve into a progression of life science topics, including:  the scientific method, characteristics of living things, microscopes, plants, cells, genetics, human reproduction, and evolution.

Learning Skills Objectives
Each student will:

  • Be resourceful and self-sufficient.
  • Be taught in and express their knowledge in a variety of ways: Verbal/Linguistic; Kinesthetic/Bodily; Visual/Spatial; Interpersonally/Intrapersonally
  • Work together in a cooperative manner.
  • Strive for improvement in all skills:  learning and scientific.
  • Be given opportunities to use several cognitive styles:  concrete, analytical, integrative and evaluative.

Scientific Skills Objectives
Students will learn and practice skills that will enable them to gather data and think about it themselves. These skills include:

  • Observing, Hypothesizing/Predicting, Classification, Experimental design, Analysis,
  • Inference, Interpretation, Compare & Contrast, Summarizing, Synthesis, Evaluation

Our Class Atmosphere
Be reliable, respectful, and responsible.

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