Less than a month to go...Where did the time go? Please encourage your child to stay strong during the final weeks. This will help them become successful 7th graders next year. Below, you will find useful
information that will help you/your child be successful in science
class. Please make sure to use the science textbook online resources.
Directions for accessing the online flashcards and practice test are
listed below, as well as in your child's science class folder.
6th Grade Earth and Space Science
RESTOCK THEIR BACKPACK: All
students must have the following supplies with them daily. It is their
responsibility to replace these items if lost or used up.
(any color), pencils (mechanical are fine), highlighters (Keep 2 at all
times as these are used daily), science folder with chapter packet, and
science project folder (advanced only) along with the composition book
Chapter 17: Climate Interactions
Learning Goal(s):Describe how global patterns influence local weather in measurable terms
such as temperature, air pressure, wind direction and speed, and humidity and
05/05/15: Chapter 17 Objective Test (100 points...on computer)
End of Year (EOY) Assessment / Study Guide Schedule:
We will begin working on the EOY study guide in class on Tuesday, May 5th after the Chapter 17 Objective Test. (All students will complete the study guide, even if they are exempt)
Students will work daily, in class, on completing the EOY study guide. They will only be allowed to take it home on the nights prior to a due date.
EOY study guide after Chapter 17 test (Work on Chapters 1-4)
5/06/15-Wednesday: Work on chapters 1-4
5/07/15-Thursday: Work on chapters 1-4/ Homework: Finish Ch. 1-4 if not completed in class
5/08/15-Friday: Go over & grade Chapters 1-4 (100 points) / Work on chapters 5-12
Monday: Work on chapters 5-12
5/12/15-Tuesday: Work on chapters 5-12 / Homework: Finish Ch. 5-12 if not completed in class
5/13/15-Wednesday: Go over & grade Chapters 5-12 (121 points) / Work on Chapters 13-17
Thursday: Work on Chapters 13-17 / Homework: Finish Ch. 13-17 if not completed in
class (Due 5/15)
Friday: Go over chapter 13-17 (72 points) / ***Study
over weekend if you are taking the End of Course
Monday: Practice test for those taking the EOY exam (Will be graded) / Those exempt from the EOY exam will also be exempt for the practice test.
Tuesday: EOY Assessments (Exempt students will take part in alternative activity)
Key Science Project Vocabulary:
experiment which involves changing only 1 factor (independent variable)
and observing its effect on one thing, while keeping all other factors
Variable- Factors that can change during an experiment
Independent (Tested or manipulated) Variable- The ONE factor that is changed/tested during a controlled experiment.
Dependent (Responding) Variable- Changes in response to the independent variable
Controlled Variable(s)- The variable(s) that are kept the same, or controlled, throughout an experiment.
can access Moodle by clicking on the link below. Once at the login
screen, students will enter their user name and passwords that they use
to access the computers here at school. Moodle can be accessed from any
computer, as well as iPads and smartphones. All handouts and
PowerPoints will be available on Moodle. This is a great research if
you are absent.
Online Textbook & Bonus Activities -
Students have received a username and password to access
www.pearsonsuccessnet.com. At this web site, students will find their
textbook online and additional activities to reinforce what they are
learning in the classroom. They will also have the opportunity to get
bonus points on vocabulary tests if they test themselves prior with the
online flashcards (they must have a parent witness and sign off on their
reflection sheet. This will help them prepare/study for all vocabulary
quizzes. A few days prior to the chapter tests students will have
access to the online chapter practice test. They will also have the
opportunity to get bonus points on for all chapter tests by completing
these online practice tests and earning a 70% or above. Again, this
will help them prepare/study for all chapter tests. The web site is - www.pearsonsuccessnet.com
PEARSON Password: Make sure that you are using the most current username and password given to you. This is NOT the one given during the first week of school. If you use this information, pearsonsuccessnet.com will tell you that you do not have an account.