Grade 6 Science

Posted on June 14, 2019

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Science 6 Course Description:

  • Scientific investigation through research, lab experiments, models & demonstrations
  • Physical Science = Matter & energy
  • Environmental Science = Solar energy, air, water, watershed systems and natural resources
  • Life Science = Ecosystems, relationships and adaptations
  • Earth Science = Solar system, space exploration, Earth & Moon


  • Textbook = Virginia Grade 6 i-Science, Glencoe c2013
  • Website = online textbook access @ .  Access with your personal user name and password.

Required Supplies:

  • 5+ blue or black pens
  • As needed = scissors, glue, colored pencils, markers, shoe box, poster board
  • Composition notebook
  • Labeled Science pocket in the 8-pocket folder
  • Textbook covered with paper or Book Sox (to be stored in classroom)


  • Lesson outlines
  • Chapter tests and quizzes
  • Online textbook access for reading, questions, virtual labs, etc.
  • Research projects
  • Lab activities, models & reports
  • Graded homework assignments
  • Homework (written or study), class work & class participation


  • Students will write all daily assignments and upcoming test dates in their agendas.
  • Students should review vocabulary and daily notes frequently.
  • All tests are to be signed by the parent/guardian and returned to class the next day. This counts as a homework assignment.

Related Field Trip:

  • Mission simulation at the Challenger Learning Center plus the NASA Goddard Visitor Center in Greenbelt, MD in May

St. Ambrose Catholic School

3827 Woodburn Road, Annandale, VA 22003

Phone: 703-698-7171

Fax: 703-698-7170

St. Ambrose School admits students of any race, color, and national origin.

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