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Links to SEEd Strands: 6.0.0 Each lesson in the new SEEd science standards starts with a phenomena, as a theme or hook, this will help students understand the science behind the concept.  It is also important to teach the scientific and engineering practices as well as the crosscutting concepts. 

SEEd Storylines: The sixth grade SEEd standards provide a framework for student understanding of the cycling of matter and the flow of energy through the study of observable phenomena on Earth. Students will explore the role of energy and gravity in the solar system as they compare the scale and properties of objects in the solar system and model the Sun-Earth-Moon system. These strands also emphasize heat energy as it affects some properties of matter, including states of matter and density. The relationship between heat energy and matter is observable in many phenomena on Earth, such as seasons, the water cycle, weather, and climates. Types of ecosystems on Earth are dependent upon the interaction of organisms with each other and with the physical environment. By researching interactions between the living and nonliving components of ecosystems, students will understand how the flow of energy and cycling of matter affects stability and change within their environment.

CPO Focus on Life Science Various chapters from this online text book may be used as additional reading material to provide information in inventigating the reason for the SEEd phenomenon.

Sixth-Grade Science for UT SEEd Standards
This book is written at a sixth-grade level by USBE OER and is available online at CK-12 Foundation. It contains the four strands of the SEEd standards. It provides a resourse for students to use as they investigate the reasons for phenomenon in which they are sudying.

SOLpass.org

The sixth-grade standards have energy, matter, water, atmosphere, space, and the environment in common with the Utah SEEd strands. Using is a way for students to master the facts and concepts for the Virginia Standards of Learning Tests. Success on the Virginia SOL tests results from preparation and practice!

Science Kids - Online Interactive Experiments - Games
Enjoy fun science games for kids while learning more about science and technology. There's a range of free online activities to try with something for everyone whether you're interested in animals, plants, chemistry, biology, physics, space, magnets, electricity, forces, light, sounds, gases or other science related topics. Put yourself to the test by trying to complete as many of the interactive challenges as you can, the games start off easy but will be fully testing your technology skills and understanding of the science behind the game in no time. Have fun learning online with these cool science games. It's free and easy to use so just scroll down the page, find a game you like the look of and give it a go!
KS2 Bitsize Science
Want to know about how our world and all the things in it work? We look at materials, energy, light and sound; and, even observe humans, plants and animals in this section.
Select a topic from the Science Lab at iKnowthat.com
Choose from atoms, cells, earthquakes, food chains, gravity, human body, magnetism, matter, minerals, photosynthesis, rocks, solar system, sound, vision, volcanoes, and weather. (remember to click "MAYBE LATER" when the "Sign Up" window pops up.)

Physical Science

What is Heat? Click on this link to get the information that you need to complete your packet.

BBC Physical Processes
A highly interactive, curriculum-led science site for children aged 5-11.

Heat Diagram
Scroll down to the hand holding the pot on the stove. Shows convection, conduction, and radiation.

Optics Workbench
Experiment with light sources and optical instruments such as lenses, mirrors, and more. (No need to sign up. Just click "Maybe Later".)

Operation Optics
Apply the principles of optics to save Earth from invading robotic ants.
KS2 Bitesize - Science - Matter
See what happens when you cool and heat water. Try not to blow anything up!

The Atom by Ducksters
The atom is the basic building block for all mater in the universe.

Video: Atoms and Molecules - Basics - Animation Lesson for Kids
Atoms are basic building blocks of any matter.Combination of these atoms are molecules.Atoms are made of particles called protons, electrons & neutrons.Check this video for fun learning of atomic structure.Interesting animation lesson for children on structure of atoms . How atoms form molecules. What are valence electrons etc.

Atoms Around Us by Chem4Kids.com
Learn all about atoms and elements.

Atoms are Building Blocks by Chem4Kids.com
Learn about the parts of an atom.

All About Atoms by Jefferson Lab
Atoms are the basic building blocks of matter that make up everyday objects. A desk, the air, even you are made up of atoms! There are 90 naturally occurring kinds of atoms. Scientists in labs have been able to make about 25 more.

Molecules by Ducksters
Find out what make a molecule.

Video: Molecule Formation Simple Introduction
A very easy & simple explanation on how atoms bond together to form a molecule.

3 States of Matter Song | Science Songs for Kids
This science song for kids teaches about the three states of matter: liquid, gas, solid. This is a great science lesson that can be integrated into your reading rotations as well. Improve your kids' reading comprehension and reading fluency skills while teaching them about the three states of matter using this song and video.

Physics 4 KIDS
If you are looking for basic physics information, stay on this site. It's not just physics for kids, it's for everyone. We have information on motion, heat and thermodynamics, electricity & magnetism, light, and modern physics topics
KS2 Bitesize - Science - Materials
A highly interactive, curriculum-led science site for children aged 5-11.
Earth and Space Science

Phases of the Moon:
Is the moon only visible at night? Why does it sometimes look like a crescent? What does the first quarter appear after sunset, but he last quarter before sunrise? You have undoubtedly seen differnt phases of the moon, but how well do you understand their cause? This interactive website gives you a chance to view the moon from a usual place -- standing o the ground in the northern hemisphere, looking south -- and, simultaneously...

Phases of the Moon Rap
Lyrics
Youtube Music and lyrics

Star Date: Use the interactive calendar to find the phase of moon on a specific date.

Lunar Phase Simulator
Use this simulator to analyze the phases of the moon. When does the moon set and rise. Discover why we don't see the new moon.

Lunar Cycle Challenge: Drag moons to their place in the lunar cycle.

Harcourt Phases of the Moon
This animation allows you to observe the phases of the moon and its relationship with the sun and the earth.

Science 6
This blog has a variety of games and skill practice to perfect your knowledge of the phases of the moon and it's relationship with the Earth and the Sun.

Moon Match
Identify and put the moon phases in the correct order.

Jeopardy - Light Jeopardy - Moon Phases

Cosmos4Kids! by Rader's
If you are looking for astronomy basics and the science of the stars, stay on this site. You can start by choosing one of the sections above or if you're not sure what to click, try our site map. That will show you all of the space science topics we cover. If you surf the site and get lost in all of the information, use the search function on the side of the pages. 

Views of the Solar System
Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, spacecraft througha vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics and videos.

Interactives - Dynamic Earth
The earth -- think it's solid as a rock?
Our planet might seem fixed and rigid, but a closer look reveals that it is constantly shifting under our feet.

Delve into the earth's interior, learn about its tectonic plates and their movements, and discover how mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes are formed.

The Milky Way - Our Galaxy
Nice photos of galaxies and a diagram of where our solar system is in the Milky Way Galaxy.
Geography 4 KIDS
This site has an introduction to the earth sciences that includes topics on the Earth's structure, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.
The Sky Tonight
An interactive tool at KidsAstronomy.com worth exploring.
The Structure of our Universe
Scroll down and click here to explore the distances in space The Solar System Lesson plan

Google Earth
Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with other.

Gravity Launch!: Launch a rocket into space to see how the force of gravity can pull an object toward the earth and moon.

Go the Head of the Solar System:Answer questions about celestial objects as they travel through the solar system.

Climate by Weather WizKids
Climate is the average weather usually taken over a 30-year time period for a particular region and time period. Climate is not the same as weather, but rather, it is the average pattern of ...

Earth's Water Cycle by NASA
This animation uses Earth science data from a variety of sensors on NASA Earth observing satellites as well as cartoons to describe Earth's water cycle and the continuous movement of water on, above and below the surface of the Earth.

Weather and Climate by NASA
Weather and climate describe the world outside the window - whether it’s hot or cold, humid or dry, sunny or cloudy. Weather is the short term conditions present...

Amazing Space
Access Amazing Space for several student Web-Based activities.

Life Science

What is an Ecosystem? by eSchoolToday
An ecosystem includes all of the living things (plants, animals and organisms) in a given area, interacting with each other, and also with their non-living environments (weather, earth, sun, soil, climate, atmosphere). Ecosystems are the foundations of the Biosphere and they determine the health of the entire earth system.

Food Chains by eSchoolToday
All living things need to feed to get energy to grow, move and reproduce. But what do these living things feed on? Smaller insects feed on green plants, and bigger animals feed on smaller ones and so on. This feeding relationship in an ecosystem is called a food chain.

The Food Chain Game by Kid's Corner
Drag the parts of the food chain to their correct place. When the chain is complete, it will come to life and you can watch the food chaing in action!

Build a Food Chain Game by CSERC
Food chain for american animals. Kids game where you build a food chain online and see the result right away.

Scientific Image Library
There are over 3,600 light microscopy and electron microscopy images of Algae, Arachnids, Bacteria, Crystals, Fungi, Insects, Invertebrates, Medical, Miscellaneous, Plants, Protozoa, Vertebrates, and Viruses. Biological, medical and general sciences images are available for licensed, rights-managed, non-exclusive use.

BBC Life Sciences
A highly interactive, curriculum-led science site for children aged 5-11.


UEN - Utah Education Nework: Sci-ber Text
This online textbook is based on the Utah State Office of Education curriculum for learning science in the 6th grade. Sci-ber text includes scientific information, activities and labs which are fun and interesting. You can do many of these activities at home. Some require other people to assist you. Please remember to follow all safety instructions!

Biology 4 KIDS
If you are looking for basic biology information, stay on this site. It's not just biology for kids, it's for everyone. We have information on cell structure, cell function, scientific studies, plants, vertebrates, invertebrates, and other life science topics.
Investigations

Scientific Method Song | Science Songs for Kids
An awesome, catchy science song for kids! Learn about the scientific method and get some reading practice to this interactive music video. A reading center lesson dedicated to explaining the scientific method to younger readers. Lyrics2Learn is a reading program dedicated to improving reading comprehension and reading fluency.

Measurement
Interactives - Metric and Customary Measurement
Converting between metric and English units is, in fact, easily done. Before you learn how, you first need learn the symbols used in both the metric and English systems for properties such as mass, length, volume, and temperature.

 

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Last revised:Saturday, June 7, 2017 10:30 PM