Welcome to 6th Grade!
In Unit 1 we will be learning about Simple Machines, Energy, and how to design an experiment.
Here is the vocabulary for Unit 1:Click HERE for websites you can visit to learn more about how to design an experiment, Energy, and Machines. You can click on the first 3 tabs. The green tabs are the topics and the grey tabs are the individual links to websites.
You can also do the summer assignment-->
from two years ago to learn more about making observations. This is NOT required and will NOT be counted in your grade. It is completely optional!
By Monday September 16th, please complete the following tasks (click on the blue text to find links!). Your child was given a packet copied on GREEN paper that has a checklist on top that looks like THIS. Documents that need to be signed and turned in are attached to the checklist. If the packet has been lost you can print the documents from here.
I hope you are enjoying your summer! As you are preparing for the new school year, I wanted to remind you to make sure you have your supplies for Science no later than September 17th. Please see the supply list to make sure you get everything you need!
*Optional* SUMMER Assignment INFO
Here are the answers to the skills practice questions on page 5 of the packet.
1. quaNtitative (Numbers!)
2. opinion (some people may like something that you don't!)
3. quaNtitative (Numbers!)
4. inference (this is an attempted explanation for the smell)
5. quaLitative (Letters!, a description using the senses)
6. quaNtitative (Numbers!)
Here is a video you can watch to review or learn the difference between an observation and an inference:
This is the letter that needs to be signed and turned in so that we can give you your @thebellacademy.com email address.
Homework will be posted on Jupiter as it is assigned. Students are responsible for copying the HW in the planner when it is assigned.
Contact Information Form
Students will be receiving a PURPLE handout with their login information for Jupiter Ed. Students should write down their login information on page 127 of their planners. Students will be able to access ALL of their classes once they set up their accounts!
Students will also receive THIS LETTER for their families.
Click HERE to access JupiterEd.com.
Use THIS VIDEO (link will be updated shortly) to help you sign up.
Free Admission to Urban Advantage Institutions
Because we are an Urban Advantage school you will be receiving free admission vouchers to your choice of the 8 Urban Advantage Science Institutions in November. There will be free Family Science Days in October as well. Can't wait until then? See the second page of THIS DOCUMENT for information about free admission until you get your vouchers!