Welcome to Mrs. Wilcox's 6th Grade Science Class Page
Welcome to Mrs. Wilcox's 6th grade Science Class!
I want to welcome you all to a brand new school year. I am excited to begin teaching and getting to know our new 6th grade students. I hope to use this class page to let parents know what we will be covering in class, when test will be happening, and to post resources that will be beneficial to student learning. Please note that the schedule may and will change from time to time. Check back often to see updated information!!
Supplies needed for science:
- composition notebook (can be any color)
- blue folder with prongs
- colors or pencil colors for making diagrams and models
- pencils (year supply)
- paper (year supply)
- Scotch tape (to tape in worksheets into notebook)
- $5.00 Lab fee
- Optional pencil pouch to store their supplies
Let's make this year a great school year.
Unit 1: Cells
Monday: Lesson 9 How can we model energy transfer into a cold drink?
Tuesday-Thursday: Lesson 10: Can we design a cup to keep a drink cold?
Friday: District Test
** Reflection Trackers and Vocabulary Tracker will also be picked up on Friday.
Monday: We will begin with the Sound Unit: Lesson 1:: Looking at the phenomena
Tuesday: Lesson 1: Compare models and come up with a class model
Wednesday: Lesson 1: Come up with questions from question board to investigate
Thursday: Lesson 2: What's happening inside the speaker? Look at speakers and make observations
Friday: Lesson 3: Do other things (like instruments) vibrate when they make sounds?
Monday: Lesson 4: Do all objects vibrate when they make a sound?
Tuesday: Lesson 5: How do vibrations of the sound source compare for louder versus softer sounds?
Wednesday: Lesson 6: How do the vibrations from a sound source compare for higher vs lower pitch notes?
Thursday: Lesson 7: How can any object make so many different sounds?
Friday: Assessment on Sound
** Make sure you are keeping up with with vocabulary and reflection trackers.**
Monday: Lesson 8: What is actually moving from the sound source to the window?
Tuesday: Lesson 9: Do we need air to hear sound?
Wednesday: Lesson 10: how can we model sound traveling through a solid, liquid, or gas?
Thursday: Lesson 10: how can we model sound traveling through a solid, liquid, or gas?
Friday: Lesson 11: What is exactly traveling across the medium?