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 17th, please complete the following tasks (click on green 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 18th. 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:
Homework will be posted on Jupiter as it is assigned. Students are responsible for copying the HW in the planner when it is assigned.
Students will be receiving a handout with their login information for Jupiter Ed. Students should write down their login information on page 127 of your planner. You will be able to access ALL of your classes once you set up your account!
You will also receive THIS LETTER for your family.
Click HERE to access JupiterEd.com.
Use THIS VIDEO to help you sign up.
Contact Information Form
Welcome Letter- you will find the contract for success here.
This is the letter that needs to be signed and turned in so that we can give you you @thebellacademy.com email address.