Utah Open Textbook: 6th Grade Science

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There are many interactions among living things and their surroundings. Scholars learn about Earth, the moon, and the sun and how they relate to the solar system by completing a reading. They also investigate basics of physical science such as atoms and molecules and the states of matter with modeling and questioning activities. They explore ecosystem interactions and how water, climate, and other organisms affect living things by using relevant images and diagrams.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the "Explore This Phenomenon" activities as homework assignments to get scholars to interact with content in their everyday lives
  • Break pupils into small groups and have them explore thermal conductors and thermal insulators in the engineering task
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires some basic background scientific knowledge for understanding
Pros

  • "Putting It Together" section and focus questions provide a comprehensive review
  • Images connect learning to real life
Cons

  • None
Common Core