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6th Grade  Quarter 1 Lab Safety/Expectations Scientific Process Nature and History of Science All Matter is made up of atoms that are comprised of protons,  neutrons, and electrons.

Distinguish between and explain the relationships of mass, weight, volume and density. ( includes atoms)

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Quarter 2

Straight line motion can be described in terms of distance traveled, time spent traveling, and rate/speed of travel. There are different forms of energy and those forms of energy can be transferred and stored (for example: kinetic and potential) but total energy is conserved.

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Quarter 3 Complex interrelationships exist between Earth’s structure, (landforms, rocks, minerals, soils) and natural processes over time that are constructive (mountain building, volcanic activity, deposition) and destructive (landslides, weathering, earthquakes, erosion) processes )

5 weeks

There are various resources within your community (landforms, rocks, minerals, soils, water) which are used for a variety of purposes. These resources are finite. Other resources can be renewed (trees, solar energy, fresh water) 3 weeks

Quarter 4 Water on Earth is distributed and circulated through oceans; glaciers, rivers, ground water; and the atmosphere.

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Changes in environmental conditions can affect the survival of individual organisms, populations, and entire species. 2 weeks Organisms interact with one another in various ways providing a flow of energy and matter in an ecosystem 2 weeks


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