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Science 6 Part 2
LI.SCI.200607.2.PE
Course Length: 1 Semester
Has Textbook: Yes
Science 6 Part 2 will resume with the students' scientific learning about the remarkable world of science. Students will continue their journeys as mini-scientists by gaining knowledge of crucial topics such as the effects of weather and climate, the importance of the atmosphere, and the shocking facts about electricity and magnetism. Students will participate in hands-on experiments and become inspired by fascinating videos that will extend their knowledge and understanding of their surroundings. Sixth grade science is a major stepping stone in science education that helps build a stronger foundation of scientific awareness. This course will also help students appreciate the exciting world of science around them. This course includes online lessons, textbook reading, and a science kit.
It is recommended that students successfully complete Science 6 Part 1 or equivalent course work before enrolling in this course.



Course Objectives

Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills

  • Describe the composition of Earth's atmosphere.
  • Determine the importance of the atmosphere in our environment.
  • Identify the importance of air pressure and its effects on life.
  • Determine ways to improve air quality in order to improve life.
  • Analyze the relationship between water and Earth’s atmosphere.
  • Examine how heat transfer occurs and how it relates to survival.

Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills

  • Identify the properties of air.
  • Classify air masses and their effects on the weather.
  • Recognize instruments used to measure air pressure and air density.
  • Identify tools that help meteorologists predict weather patterns.
  • Identify solutions to make the environment cleaner.

Unit 3: Essential Content and Skills

  • Explain the properties of a magnet.
  • Compare conductors and insulators.
  • Describe static electricity.
  • Explain how to calculate electrical power.
  • Examine safety measures associated with electricity.

Unit 4: Essential Content and Skills

  • Describe how a generator works.
  • Explain how an electric current is related to a magnetic field.
  • Explain how electromagnetic waves are involved in the transmission of radio and television signals.
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of technological advancements.
  • Describe the purpose of a computer network.

Course Materials

  • Science Explorer (textbook)
  • Science 6 Kit

*Available as an iText course (includes Science 6 Kit)