In this course students will learn proper technique and typing techniques along with online safety.


6th Grade Science Mr. Steinmetz

2011-2012 School Year

DearParents/Guardians,

Welcometo 6th grade science class. My name is Mr. Steinmetz. I am looking forward to an exciting year.Your child will be involved in many individual and small group activities tolearn the Ohio Standards in 6th grade Science. Below is a briefoutline for the year:

1stQuarter

  • Scientific Method
  • Observation/Inference
  • Safely using lab equipment
  • Hypothesis
  • Keeping clear & complete records
  • How scientific knowledge is helpful for careers and daily life

2ndQuarter

  • Minerals make up rocks
  • Identifying the characteristic attributes of minerals
  • Rock formation and characteristics
  • Rock cycle
  • Chemical/Physical Changes

3rdQuarter

  • Energy
  • Nonrenewable/Renewable resources
  • How power plants function to produce electric energy
  • Design and build a product given one limit
  • Automation and how technology influences the quality of life

4thQuarter

  • Research the contributions people have made to science
  • The similarities/differences between plant and animal cells
  • Cell organelles and their basic jobs to keep the cell functioning
  • Reproduction
  • Genes/Heredity
  • Food Web

*ScientificInquiry and Scientific ways of knowing will be incorporated with the dailylessons mentioned above.

Yourchild will be receiving a green science booklet with the Ohio Content Standardsin the form of “I Can…” statements, the Scientific Method, PEPSE journaling, box-it-babyand a vocabulary section that they will be writing in throughout the year.Please take a look at it during the year to keep you up to speed with the termsand concepts your child is learning. Your child will have a successful yearwhen teacher, child and parent/guardian work together as a team.

Welcome to Physical Education!!!

In this course we will explore the 5 themes of geography,  learn about historical river civlizations, understand the mechanics of government, identify the importance of working as a team & recognize difference characteristics of major world religions. Miss Bogdas will add a hint of excitement by using many online resources & sprinkle each lesson with a little entertainment and a couple of laughs.

In this course we will explore the 5 themes of geography,  learn about historical river civlizations, understand the mechanics of government, identify the importance of working as a team & recognize difference characteristics of major world religions. Miss Bogdas will add a hint of excitement by using many online resources & sprinkle each lesson with a little entertainment and a couple of laughs.

Creative Writing Assignment #1: 6th Grade Genre Project