Thursday, November 16th


Gravity Activity - Heavyweight Champion: Jupiter. Students determined how much they would weigh on each planet as well as determine how far they could jump on another planet.

Honors Science

Student continued the Mars Image Analysis assignment (PowerPointworksheetsimages).


Wednesday, November 15th

Science/Honors Science

Gravity Lab - How Low Can You Go? Students compared the mass of different objects, including two cubes the same size, one made of wood and the other metal, as well as three ½” balls – one a metal ball bearing, one a marble, and one a rubber ball.


Tuesday, November 14th


Students read 6.1.2 (gravity review) in OER book and answered focus questions.

Honors Science

Mars Image Analysis (PowerPointworksheetsimages).


Monday, November 13th

Science/Honors Science

Gravity Unit Formative Assessment.
Gravity Lab - Pull of the Planets.


Wednesday, November 8th

Science/Honors Science

Read Gravity Articles I and completed a worksheet.
Read Gravity Articles II and completed a worksheet.


Tuesday, November 7th

Science/Honors Science

Watched When We Left Earth - Friends and Rivals and competed a worksheet.


Monday, November 6th

All 6th grade students attended STEM fair at the Fairgrounds in the morning.
When we returned, Mr. Frenzel demonstrated Galileo’s experiment using pumpkins.
Watched Head Rush - Exploding Drinking Glass.


Friday, November 3rd

Science/Honors Science

Watched Science Court - Gravity and completed a worksheet

Students read Gravity Reading article and completed worksheet.


Thursday, November 2nd

Science/Honors Science

Finished gravity unit lecture (notes).
Watched Bill Nye - Gravity and worksheet.


Wednesday, November 1st

Science/Honors Science

We began the gravity unit today. Students took the Gravity Unit Pre-Assessment. We began gravity unit lecture (notes).


Tuesday, October 31st

Science/Honors Science

Students completed the Seasons Posters assignment.

Monday, October 30th


Science/Honors Science

Students watched When We Left Earth - Ordinary Supermen and completed worksheet.



Wednesday, October 25th

Students completed the Seasons Direct/Indirect Heat Energy Formative Assessment.
Students completed a Seasons Lab - Earth's Movement Around the Sun.


Tuesday, October 24th


Direct/Indirect Heat Energy Lab - Sun's Height Above the Horizon.
Completed seasons graphic organizers (The SolsticesHeight of Sun Above HorizonSeasons Facts).

Honors Science

Finished Blue Marble Matches.


Monday, October 23rd

Science/Honors Science

Students finished The Shadow Knows.
Students completed a Direct/Indirect Heat Energy Lab - Why is Summer Hot?


Monday, October 16th

Science/Honors Science

In order for students to see how the Sun changes positions during the year, we began a project where students will record the position of the Sun every week or two on a worksheet.
We also began working on a direct/indirect heat energy activity - How Angle Affects Intensity of Heat Energy.


Thursday, October 12th


We reviewed the lunar cycle.
Students who scored a low proficiency re-took the test. Over 90% of the students improved their proficiency (formative and end of unit assessment).

Honors Science

Continued Blue Marble Matches - Analyzing Earth Images.


Wednesday, October 11th

Science/Honors Science

Students completed the Eclipse unit assessment.

Students completed two seasons readings and worksheets – Seasons Reasons. and The Changing Seasons.


Tuesday, October 10th


Seasons Lecture and notes.

Honors Science

Began working on Blue Marble Matches - Analyzing Earth Images.


Monday, October 9th

Science/Honors Science

Student finished watching Bill Nye - Seasons and completed the worksheet.
Student began reading about seasons in the 6th Grade SEEd Book (pgs 22-23).


Thursday, October 6th & Friday, October 7th

Thursday, October 5th

Science/Honors Science

Completed Eclipse Venn Diagram.
Handed out Review Sheet & Study Guide for eclipse assessment on Wednesday, October 11th.

Friday, October 6th

Science/Honors Science


Wednesday, October 4th


Student compelted an eclipse activity - Big Sun, Small Moon. This demonstrated how the Moon, being small, can cover the Sun.
Why Do We Have Solar Eclipses reading and worksheet.

Honors Science


Tuesday, October 3rd

Students completed the Phases of the Moon end of unit assessment.
Students worked on the Eclipse Basics reading and worksheet and the Why Do We Have Solar Eclipses reading and worksheet.


Friday, September 29th

The Phases of the Moon test will be on Tuesday.

We began the eclipse unit today. Students watched The Universe - Total Eclipse and completed a worksheet.  

They also watched Eclipse - Crash Course in Astronomy and completed a worksheet.


Thursday, September 28th

Science/Honors Science

Students completed a phases of the Moon review - Hiliter Moon presentation and worksheet.


Wednesday, September 27th


Students worked on Phases of the Moon Worksheet Vab.
We handed out 6th Grade SEEd Book. This will act as our text for this school year.

Honors Science

Students finished the EarthKam activity.


Tuesday, September 26th

Science/Honors Science

Phases of the Moon Worksheet - Identifying Moon Phases.
Phases of the Moon worksheet - Moon Phases II.


Monday, September 25th


Students worked on a phases of the Moon worksheet - Ordering Phases of the Moon.

Honors Science

Worked on EarthKam. Students use a camera on the ISS to take pictures of Earth to learn how to analyze satellite images.


Friday, September 22nd

Science/Honors Science

Students watched Bill Nye - The Moon and completed a worksheet.
Students completed Phases of the Moon Worksheet IV.


Thursday, September 21st


Students took a phases review assessment. After the assessment, the worked on phases of the Moon worksheets.

Honors Science

Students began working on the Mars project. We are starting with the What Can We Learn From Images? (Mars and Earth Images) activity.

Wednesday, September 20th

Science/Honors Science