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Grade 6 Science Curriculum Overview

Grade 6 science is taught in six units throughout the school year. The science curriculum is a hands-on, open-ended and sequential process of investigating the biological and physical world. As part of the spiraling curriculum, aspects of physical science, life science, earth & space science, and engineering; technology & applications of science are taught throughout the year. Participating in this hands-on program helps students:

1. To foster a life-long enjoyment of learning science.
2. To observe science in the world around them.
3. To meet the science standards for New Jersey Public Schools.

Reflector Telescope             Harmonic Beaker           Magnet
Course Sequence:
Unit 1: Weather and Climate
Unit 2: Forces and Motion
Unit 3: Types of Interactions
Unit 4: Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems
Unit 5: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Unit 6: Astronomy

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