1. Students should understand how
mathematics and science are related.
2. Students should recognize the
importance of describing objects mathematically.
3. Students should recognize design
4. Students should be able to design
5. Students should be able to
compare and contrast objectively.
6. Students should have the ability
to obtain data, graph, interpret, and conclude.
7. Students should recognize the
importance of motion form the smallest particle to the universe.
8. Students should be able to
observe different motion.
9. Students should be able to
observe motion in fluids.
10. Students should begin to
11. Students should observe
12. Students should be able to
compare phenomena in gravity and micro gravity.
13. Students should think about the future of space
OVERVIEW OF SIXTH GRADE
SCIENCE AND MATH
PRE: Investigating critical thinking.
LAB: Exploring topology of a closed surface.
POST: Exploring how math and science are related.
PRE: Exploring how mathematical sequences are found in nature.
LAB: Exploring design.
POST: Designing an experiment.
PRE: Discussing how fibers become fibers.
LAB: Comparing and contrasting different fibers.
POST: Investigating fibers present in your home.
PRE: Investigating matter and its
LAB: Exploring the nature of motion.
POST: Exploring the different laws of motion.
PRE: Exploring the motion of fluids.
LAB: Observing and recording motion of fluids.
POST: Investigating fluids in motion.
PRE: Investigating Bernoulli's
LAB: Experimenting with different types of gliders.
POST: Exploring forces that affect gliders.
PRE: Exploring how design can overcome friction.
LAB: Investigating aerodynamic design.
POST: Comparing rockets and airplanes.
PRE: Exploring living requirements in space.
LAB: Observing toys in space.
POST: Designing a space station.