Grade 6 Science Year at a Glance

See Grade 6 Science Standards
Dates
Topics
August September
Prentice Hall The Nature of Science Topic(s) covered – Introduction to Science (1week) The Scientific Method (1week) Control and Variable Experiments (2 weeks)
September October
Prentice Hall The Nature of Science Topic(s) covered – Measurement and the Sciences (3 weeks) Microscopes and Telescopes (2 weeks)
October November
Holt Science & Technology Human Body Systems and Health Topic(s) covered – Human Body Systems (4 weeks)
December January
Holt Science & Technology Human Body Systems and Health Topic(s) covered – Health – (3 weeks) Sex Education – (2 weeks)
January
Holt Science & Technology Astronomy Topic(s) covered – The Solar System – (3 weeks)
February
Holt Science & Technology Cells, Heredity and Classification Topic(s) covered – Cells – (3 weeks)
March
Holt Science & Technology Cells, Heredity, and Classification Topic(s) covered – Classification – (3 weeks) Science Fair – (1 week)
April May
Holt Science & Technology Inside the Restless Earth Topic(s) covered – Rocks and Minerals – (2 weeks) Plate Tectonics – (2 weeks)
May June
Holt Science & Technology Environmental Science Topic(s) covered – Interactions of Living Things – (4 weeks)