Home School Science Activities Sixth Grade
Kit includes thirteen 6th Grade activities with all materials needed, individually packed for 1 student, lesson plans and worksheets for the “best value” price of $85. All Materials are furnished and separately packaged for each activity.
Scientific Method – Physical Science Learn the importance of using the scientific method.
Discovery Scope (Field Trip Microscopes) – Life/Earth Science Cooperative Learning Activity – Groups of Two. Use a 10x existing light microscope to view the world of living and non-living things.
Microhabitat – Life Science Analyze the visible spectrum. Investigate the characteristics of waves.
Light Waves – Physical/Life Science Investigate the properties of light waves and construct a camera. Identify parts and functions of the eye.
Sound Energy – Physical/Life Science Discover the properties of sound waves. Study relationship of sound and structure of the human ear.
Mixtrues and Solutions – Physical Science Discover the meaning of the terms: dispersion, emulsifier, stabilizer, and PPM (Parts per Million) through experimentation.
Meteorology – Earth Science Construct and experiment with weather instruments to measure atmospheric conditions. Identify different kinds of clouds.
Aerodynamics/Flight – Physical Science Determine factors affecting flight. Experiment with Bernoulii’s Principle. Construct a kite and an airplane.
Oceanography – Earth Science Study ocean floor mapping and currents.
Desalinition – Earth Science Construct a model of a solar still to change salt water to fresh water. Awareness of the ecology of fresh water.
Solar Energy/Renewable Resources – Physical/Earth Science Develop an understanding of solar thermal energy by constructing a solar cooker.
Genetics and Heredity – Life Science Cooperative Learning Activity – Groups of Two. Understand basic genetics.