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Welcome to Mrs. Cole's Sixth Grade

Science!



During this school year our classroom wiki will grow to:


Derby Middle School Scientists Link to ONLINE TEXTBOOK REGISTRATION

Follow the directions to create an account. Once you establish your own account you may use this resource throughout the school year. NOTES TO NOTICE: The on-line textbook is searchable. It includes many useful items such as: Chapter summaries, reading checkpoints, printable-guided reading book notes, practice quizzes/tests, audio books, pre-reading strategies, SQ3R-How to read a textbook, writing strategies,turning questions into statements, as well as simple lab activities that can be tried at home, with approval of an adult.

Online Interactive Textbooks...active

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To use the online textbooks, go to www.pearsonsuccessnet.com

Log in as a returning user by typing the user name and password below. Capitals and lower case letters matter.

Username: colescience1Password: science123


Science Rocks!

Simple Science

Experiments at Home


Research - Derby Middle School Databases and NoodleTools



Discovery Education



At school; using my "H" drive...




Sixth Grade Science Curriculum: Topics
SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLS

Classroom Expectations
Penny lab; Water drops
Procedures
Following Directions
Mr. Lee, All I Do Is Learn
Observations and Inferences
Quantitative Observations
Qualitative Observations
Metric Measurement Stations
Mermaids and Manatees
20 Questions
Qualitative Hike
Confection Connection
Observing or Inferring?
Qualitative and Quantitative Performance Assessment

Mystery Boxes





ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Take a Tour of the Textbook
Chapter ONE - - Populations and Communities
Oh, Deer!
section 1: Living Things and the Environment
1-1 quizlet
1-1 Kahoot
section 2: Studying Populations
1-2 quizlet
1-2 Kahoot-Studying Populations
1-2 Kahoot - Studying Populations
Mystery Object
skulls' lab
section 3: Interactions Among Living Things
1-3 quizlet
section 4: Changes in Communities
1-4 quizlet
1-3/1-4 Kahoot - Interactions Among Living Things/Changes in Communities
hybrid project


ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Chapter TWO - - Ecosystems and Biomes
section 1: Energy Flow and Ecosystems
2-1 quizlet Energy Flow in Ecosystems
2-1 Kahoot Energy Flow in Ecosystems
section 2: Cycles of Matter
2-2 Kahoot Cycles of Matter
2-2 quizlet Cycles of Matter
Video Water Cycle
section 3: Bio-geography
2-3 quizlet Biogeography
2-3 quizlet Biogeography
section 4: Biomes
quizlet Biomes
2-4 quizlet Biomes
2-4 quizlet Biomes
Review
The Lorax


ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Chapter THREE - - Living Resources
section 1: Environmental Issues

3-1 quizlet Environmental Issues

Kenya Help the Girls
section 2: Forests and Fisheries

3-2 quizlet Forests and Fisheries

section 3: Biodiversity
3-3 quizlet Biodiversity
section 4: Search for New Medicines
3-4 quizlet Search for New Medicines


ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Chapter FOUR - - Land, Water, and Air Resources
section 1: Conserving Land and Soil
4-1 quizlet Conserving Land and Soil
section 2: Waste Disposal and Recycling
4-2 quizlet Waste Disposal and Recycling
section 3: Water Pollution and Solutions
4-3 quizlet Water Pollution and Solutions
Study Guide: 4-1, 4-2, and 4-3
section 4: Air Pollution and Solutions
4-4 quizlet Air Pollution and Solutions
Powerpoint notes for Air Pollution and Solutions and Water Pollution and Solutions
section 5: Integrating Earth Science: Global Changes in the Atmosphere
4-5 quizlet Climate Change


ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Chapter FIVE - - Energy Resources
section 1: Fossil Fuels
5-1 quizlet Fossil Fuels
section 2: Technology & Design: Renewable Sources of Energy
5-2 quizlet Renewable Sources of Energy
section 3: Nuclear Energy
5-3 quizlet Nuclear Energy
section 4: Energy Conservation
5-4 quizlet Energy Conservation



INSIDE THE EARTH
Chapter ONE - - Plate Tectonics
section 1: Earth's Interior
1.1 quizlet, Earth's Interior
1-1 Earth's Interior, Kahoot
section 2: Convection and the Mantle
1.2 quizlet, Convection and the Mantle
section 3: Drifting Continents
1.3 quizlet, Drifting Continents
1.2 and 1.3 Convection and the Mantle and Drifting Continents, Kahoot
section 4: Sea-floor Spreading
1.4 quizlet, Sea-floor Spreading
section 5: The Theory of Plate Tectonics
1.5 quizlet, The Theory of Plate Tectonics
1.4 and 1.5 Sea-Floor Spreading and The Theory of Plate Tectonics,
Kahoot
Chapter One Quizizz, Plate Tectonics
Review: Log in to google classroom for a Chapter One, Plate Tectonics quizizz
Review for Plate Tectonics


INSIDE THE EARTH
Chapter TWO - - Earthquakes
section 1: Forces in Earth's Crust
2.1 quizlet, Forces in Earth's Crust
2.1 quizizz, Forces in Earth's Crust
section 2: Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
2.2 quizlet, Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
section 4: Earthquake Safety
2.4 quizlet, Earthquake Safety


INSIDE THE EARTH
Chapter THREE - - Volcanoes
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Making a model of volcanic activity using rising, falling, and flipping raisins.

section 1: Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
3.1 quizlet, Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
section 4: Volcanic Landforms
3.4 quizlet, Volcanic Landforms

INSIDE THE EARTH
Chapter FOUR - - Minerals
section 1: Properties of Minerals
4.1 quizlet, Properties of Minerals
section 2: How Minerals Form
4.2 quizlet, How Minerals Form
section 3: Technology and Design: Using Mineral Resources
4.3 quizlet, Technology and Design: Using Mineral Resources
Lab: Mystery Minerals
Pokelements



INSIDE THE EARTH
Chapter FIVE - - Rocks
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Showing the rock cycle with crayons.

INSIDE THE EARTH
section 1: Classifying Rocks
5.1 quizlet, Classifying Rocks
Lab: Introduction to Rocks
section 2: Igneous Rocks
5.2 quizlet, Igneous Rocks
section 3: Sedimentary Rocks
5.3 quizlet, Sedimentay Rocks
section 5: Metamorphic Rocks
5.5 quizlet, Metamorphic Rocks
section 6: The Rock Cycle
5.6 quizlet, The Rock Cycle
25 Strangest Geological Formations on Earth
Post Game Show Wrap Up


EARTH'S CHANGING SURFACE
Chapter TWO - - Weathering and Soil Formation
section 1: Rocks and Weathering
2.1 quizlet, Rocks and Weathering



EARTH'S CHANGING SURFACE
Chapter THREE - - Erosion and Deposition
section 1: Changing Earth's Surface
3.1 quizlet, Changing Earth's Surface


EARTH'S CHANGING SURFACE
Chapter FOUR - - A Trip Through Geologic Time
section 1: Fossils
4.1 quizlet, Fossils
section 4 The Geologic Time Scale
4.4 quizlet, The Geologic Time Scale



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Character Education Partnership Announces 2014 National Schools of Character Finalists.  Derby Middle School is one of two finalists for the state of Michigan.
Character Education Partnership Announces 2014 National Schools of Character Finalists. Derby Middle School is one of two finalists for the state of Michigan.




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National and International Promising Practice Award 2013
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Birmingham Public Schools Mission:
By ensuring educational excellence, we challenge and inspire all learners to positively impact their world.
Core Values:
Diversity
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Innovation
Excellence
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Learning
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