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Life Science Syllabus 6th grade

 Life Science Syllabus 2018-2019

Week

Classwork

Projects/Tests

Aug 20-24

Lab Safety

Scientific Method

 

Aug 27-Aug 31

Scientific Method

 

Sept 3-7

Scientific Method

Classification

Sept 3: NO SCHOOL

Sept 4: Current Events 1

Sept 6: Science Fair Topic

Sept 10-14

Cells

 

Sept 10: Current Events 2

 

Sept 11: Test 1

Sept 17-21

Cells

Sept 17: Current Events 3

Sept 19: Science Fair Research Plan

 

Sept 24-28

Cells

Sept 24: Current Events 4

Sept 26: Science Fair Research Plan Corrections

Oct 1-5

Cells

Oct 4: Cell Project Due

Oct 5: Test 2

Oct 3: Science Fair Background Research

Oct 8-12

Benchmark Review

Oct 8: NO SCHOOL

Fall Benchmark

Oct 8: Current Events 5

Oct 10: Science Fair Background Research Corrections

Oct 12: Science Fair Forms

 

Oct 15-19

Photosynthesis/Respiration

 

Oct 19: ½ DAY

 

Oct 19: End of 1st 9 weeks

Oct 22-26

Photosynthesis/Respiration

 

Oct 22: Current Events 6

Oct 25: Science Fair Notebook (Title, Problem, Hypothesis, Materials, Procedure)

Oct 26: Test 3

Oct 29-Nov 2

Genetics

 

Oct 29: Current Events 7

Nov 1: Science Fair Notebook Corrections

 

Nov 5-9

Genetics

 

 

 

 

Nov 6: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

Nov 5: Current Events 8

Nov 8: Genetics project Due

Nov 9: Test 4

 

Nov 12-16

Kingdoms/Phylums

 

Nov 12: Current Events 9

Nov 19-23

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Kingdoms/Phylums

Nov 21-23: NO SCHOOL

Nov 19: Current Events 10

Nov 20: Kingdom Project Due

Nov 20: Test 5

Nov 26-Nov 30

Lab: Science Fair

Nov 28: Science Fair Data Analysis

Nov 29: Science Fair Data Analysis Corrections

Nov 29: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion

Nov 30: Science Fair Logbook and Conclusion Corrections

 

Dec 3-7

Change over time

Dec 3: Science Fair Abstract

Dec 5: Science Fair Abstract corrections

Dec 7: Science Fair board due as well as completed notebook, logbook, forms, research plan and background research (Everything should be turned in)

NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!!!

 

Dec 10-14

Benchmark Review/Change over time

 

Dec 14: Test 6

Dec 17-21

WINTER BREAK

Benchmark Review

Dec 21: End of 9 weeks/Benchmarks

Jan 7-11

 

Food Webs/Predator and Prey

 

Jan 8: Woodrow Science Fair

Jan 11: Science Museum Cow Eyeball dissection Fieldtrip

Jan 14-18

 

Symbiosis/Niches

 

Jan 21-25

 

Cycles

Jan 21: NO SCHOOL

 

Jan 28- Feb 1

Ecosystems

 

Feb 4-8

Ecosystems

Feb 8: Test 7

Feb 11-15

Population Interactions

 

Feb 15: NO SCHOOL

 

Feb 18-22

Behavior

 

Feb 18: Parent Teacher Conferences NO SCHOOL

 

Feb 25-Mar 1

Food Production

 

 

Mar 4-8

Interactions in ecosystems

March 8: Test 8

Mar 11-15

Ecosystems and Biomes/Simulation Review

March 15: ½ day

Simulation Testing

 

 

March 15: End of the 3rd 9 weeks

 

Mar 18-22

Ecosystems/Biomes

March 18: NO SCHOOL

 

March 22: Biome Project Due

 

 

Mar 25-29

Adaptations

 

April 1-5

Tropism, hibernation, dormancy, catastrophic changes

 

April 8-12

SPRING BREAK

Tropism, hibernation, dormancy, catastrophic changes

April 12: Test 9

April 22-26

Metric Measurement

 

 

April 29-May 3

Metric Measurement

 

May 6-10

Metric Measurement/Math

 

May 13-17

Metric Measurement/Math

SOL Testing

 

May 20-24

Review

SOL Testing

 

May 27-31

Review

May 27: No School

 

SOL Testing

 

May 30: Final Exam

 

June 3-7

End of the year activities

 

June 4: Last day 2 hour early release

SOL Testing

 

 

 

  • This syllabus is subject to change for the benefit of the students