6-01 (Science) - Huff, Stephanie
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Teacher Name: Stephanie Huff
School Email Address: email@example.com
Subject I Teach: 6th Grade Earth Science
WELCOME to the wonderful World of Earth Science! Students will engage in learning and discovering about the amazing world around them. Included in the lessons will be information realated to exploring the Solar System; discovering how rocks and minerals are formed; the process of how the Earth is shaped over time; the causes and effect of Earth's atmosphere; the location of water resources, and the Earth's renewable and non-renewable resources. As a 6th grade science team, we look forward to facilitating student's learning while creating a science exploration atmosphere that is rewarding and fun.
10 The 2nd Semester Starts
11-14 MAP Testing
17 Martin Luther King Day
21 Presidents Day (School System Closed)
22-25 WINTER BREAK (Students & Teachers Out)
18 Early Release
4-8 SPRING BREAK (School System Closed)
27 Last Day of School (Early Release)
Students: You are required to actively participate on a daily basis and in laboratory experiences designed to aid understanding. In order to make this class as interesting and useful as possible, I'll need to get feedback from you. Please feel free to ask questions in class, participate, and have fun. I am available for you during regular school hours and by request, as outlined in the in the Parent & Student Handbook.
Introduction to Earth Science
Unit 1: Universe and Solar System
Unit 2: Sun, Earth and Moon
Unit 3: Role of Water
Unit 4: Weather and Climate
Unit 5: Formation of the Earth's Surface
Unit 6: Rocks and Minerals
Unit 7: Weathering, Erosion and Soil
Unit 8: Conservation of Natural Resources
The Final Exam will be comprehensive per each semester. Additionally, each student is required to submit a Science Fair research project during the first semester.
Students are expected to report to class prepared to learn. Learning is both an individual and social process. Respecting others and adhering to all student handbook policies is mandatory.
All assignments must be completed before grading. Though partial work is acceptable, students ultimately miss the opportunity to receive full credit if they choose to turn assignments in late.