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6th Grade Earth Science

Teacher

Katherine Johnson

Class Notes

Class Note - 01/28/20 2 years ago
Students and Parents: Please review the course syllabus to prepare for our spring semester!

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Course Syllabus 6th grade 2019-2020
Class Note - 11/22/19 2 years ago
https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/episode/118261 This is the link to the radio show where my Mother and Brother are interviewed about my Brother's accident. This is not an assignment. It is not for extra credit points. Be warned that my Brother's diving accident was a very graphic and upsetting event. I recommend listening to this with your parents. This link has been posted at the request of students who wanted to listen.

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Upcoming Assignments

Past Assignments

Section 1 Interactive Reader.

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Solar System Interactive Readers 1-5
Solar System Foldable Due: Friday March 20, 2020
This powerpoint will be used to make a foldable describing each planet in our solar system.

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Solar System PPT 1
Solar System Mnemonic Due: Tuesday March 17, 2020
Students will work in groups to come up with a mnemonic to remember the order of the planets. Each group will share out their mnemonic. At the end of class, students will take a quiz that lists the planets in order from closest to the sun to farthest.

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Mnemonic Solar System Worksheet
Chapters 9 and 10 Reviews Due: Friday March 13, 2020
These reviews are preparation for our test on Thursday, March 12th. Reviews can be found in the text book: Chapter 9 pages 322-323 and Chapter 10 pages 356-357. They are due on Friday, 3/13/2020.

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Living Soil Documentary and Worksheet Due: Friday March 06, 2020

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Living Soil Worksheet
Soil Article Due: Friday March 06, 2020
Students will turn in this assignment on Friday, 03/06/2020.

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Soil_Article_and_Questions
Soildoku & What is soil Activity Due: Thursday March 05, 2020

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Activity_Soildoku
Activity_WhatsSoilMadeOf1
Soil Profile Foldable PowerPoint Due: Friday March 06, 2020
This PPT will be used to create the soil profile foldable from 03/02/2020 to 03/05/2020

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Soil Profile
The Disappearing Island: Coastal Erosion Due: Friday February 28, 2020
Students will take 20 notes. Students retaking the weathering quiz will be excused.

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Weathering and Erosion Due: Friday February 28, 2020
Lab is completed in class on Wednesday 2/26, and Thursday 2/27.

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Weathering and Erosion Lab
Penny Lab Due: Friday February 21, 2020
This lab will be completed on Friday, 2/21/2020.

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PennyCleaningExperiment
Erosion Article QFT Due: Thursday February 20, 2020
For this assignment students are to read the linked article and create 8 questions with their group (the assignment sheet is attached). After the questions are created, groups will rank the questions from 1-8 in descending order of importance in understanding erosion.

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CISErosionQuestionGeneration
Chapter 9 Section 2 Interactive Reader Due: Tuesday February 18, 2020
To make up this assignment student can do the chapter 9 section 2 review from their textbook.

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Erosion Video Notes Due: Friday February 14, 2020
This video was watched on Friday, 2/14/2020. To complete the assignment students must take 10 notes.

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Weathering Illustrations Due: Tuesday February 04, 2020
Homework assignment due: 2/4/2020

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6.1MechanicalandChemicalWeathering-2
Chemical vs. Mechanical Weathering Due: Thursday February 06, 2020
This assignments is only for students who did not attend the field trip.

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weathering_and_erosion_text
chemical_and_physical_weathering_practice
Sugar cube Lab Due: Thursday February 13, 2020
Completed in class on Thursday, 2/13/2020

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SUgar cube lab
Weathering Rates: Powerpoint and Chart Due: Wednesday February 12, 2020
This will be completed in class 2/11-2/12

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Weathering Rates
Rates of weathering copy
Weathering Powerpoint for Foldable Due: Friday February 07, 2020
This powerpoint will be used throughout the next few weeks to complete the weathering foldable.

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weathering_erosion_soils_1327072876 2
Assignment for 01/22/2020 Due: Thursday January 23, 2020
Textbook Review: Chapter 15 Section 4.

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Assignment for 01/21/2020 Due: Tuesday January 21, 2020
Textbook Review: Chapter 8 Section 3.

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Plate Tectonics PhET Lab Worksheet Due: Friday January 17, 2020
Assignment was completed in class on Wednesday, 01/15/20, and Thursday, 01/16/2020.

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Plate Tectonics PhET Lab
Volcano research Project Due: Tuesday December 17, 2019
Project is due on Tuesday, 12/17/2019. Students may present for extra credit.

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Unit 3 summative assessment
Natural Hazards Packet Due: Friday January 10, 2020
Packet was passed out on class on Monday, 12/9/2019. It will be due on Thursday, 12/12/2019.

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Natural Hazards Packet
Pangea Puzzle and supporting PPT Due: Wednesday December 04, 2019
Assignment is being completed in class and will be turned in on Wednesday, 12/4/2019.

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Pangea Puzzle
Evidence of plate tectonics
Egg vs. Earth Lab Due: Thursday November 21, 2019
Students will complete this lab on Thursday, 11/21/2019. They will turn it in at the end of class.

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StudentEggEarthWorksheet
Plate Boundaries Lecture and Guided Notes Due: Friday November 22, 2019
This lecture will be presented throughout the week and students will use the chart to take guided notes.

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Plate tectonics
Plate boundary guided notes
Earth's Structure PPT Due: Friday November 15, 2019
This powerpoint supports the foldable students will make in class this week.

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Structure Of The Earth PPT
Chatper 4 and 5 Reviews Due: Wednesday November 06, 2019
Due Wednesday, November 6th, 2019. This assignment is in the textbook.

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Natural Resources EEI Workbook Due: Friday October 25, 2019
This workbook will be broken into five different lessons and due on Friday, 10/25/2019.

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NR EEI Sworkbook
Debates will be presented in class on Thursday, 10/17/2019, and Friday, 10/18/2019.

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NR- Material EC vs. EB
Debates will be presented in class on Wednesday, 10/9/2019.

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NR- Energy EC vs. EB
Crash: A Tale of Two Species Due: Friday October 04, 2019
Guided notes were completed in class on Friday, 10/04/2019.

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VideoQuestionsCrashATaleofTwoSpeciesFoodChainsandFoodWeb
Trash Treasure Lab Due: Thursday October 03, 2019
If your student told you that they were collecting their trash for science class they were telling the truth! We are analyzing our use of single-use products. This lab will be completed on Wednesday, 10/02/2019.

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Trash treasures Lab
Natural Resources Lab # 1 Due: Tuesday October 01, 2019
Completed in class on Tuesday, 10/01/2019

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Natural Resources Lab 1
Natural Resources Powerpoint 3 Due: Tuesday October 01, 2019
The exit ticket assignment is on the last slide.

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NR PPT #3
Natural Resources Guided Notes Due: Thursday September 26, 2019
Guided notes will be passed out in class tomorrow, 09/26/2019, and turned in on Friday 09/27/2019. AS requested I am also posting the Powerpoint that goes along with the notes.

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Natural Resources PPT 2
Natural Resources Guided Notes
Introduction to Natural Resources Activity Due: Wednesday September 25, 2019
Students will complete this worksheet in class, tomorrow (9/25/2019) and turn it in at the end of class. As requested I am also posting the powerpoint used for this assignment.

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NR Intro Wrksht
Natural resources PPT 1
Setting up an Experiment Due: Thursday September 12, 2019
Worksheet will be due on Thursday, 9/12/2019.

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variables_worksheet
Assignment was completed in class on Friday, 9/6/2019.

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SM practice worksheet
Wingin' it Lab Due: Thursday September 05, 2019
Lab is being done in class on Tuesday, 9/3/2019, and Wednesday 9/4/2019. The completed lab write up will be due on Thursday, 9/5/2019.

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Wingin' it Lab
Helicpoter cut out
Completed in class in Friday, 8/30/2019. Video is attached to this post.

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Bill Nye Do it yourself Science
Chapter 1 Section 2 Interactive Reader Due: Thursday August 29, 2019
Students completed their Chapter 1 Section 2 Interactive Readers on Thursday 08/29/2019. If they need to make up this assignment, they can do the Chapter 1 Section 2 review in the textbook.

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Quantitative vs. Qualitative Data Worksheet Due: Thursday August 29, 2019
Worksheet completed in class on Wednesday, 08/28/2019

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Qual vs. Quant wrksheet
Chapter 1 Section 1 Due: Wednesday August 21, 2019
Students completed their Chapter 1 Section 1 Interactive Readers in Wednesday, 08/21/2019. If they need to make up this assignment, they can do the Chapter 1 Section 1 review.

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Bill Nye GMO Worksheet Due: Friday August 23, 2019
Worksheet completed in class on Friday, 08/23/2019.

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Bill Nye GMO
Importance of Science Exit ticket Due: Thursday August 22, 2019
Exit ticket was turned in at the end of class on Thursday, 08/22/2019.

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Importance of Science exit tiket.
Mystery Bag Lab Worksheet Due: Tuesday August 20, 2019
Lab completed in class on Tuesday, 08/20/2019. Worksheet was turned in at the end of class.

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Mystery bag lab
Observations and Inferences Due: Tuesday August 20, 2019
Assignment started in class on 08/19/2019. It is due Tuesday, 08/20/2019.

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Observations and Inferences
6th Grade Earth Science Syllabus Due: Friday August 23, 2019
Students will receive their syllabus on Monday, 08/19/2019. The back page must be signed and returned by Friday, 08/23/2019.

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Course Syllabus 6th grade 2019-2020

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