Welcome Back to School

Looking forward to a great year.

On August 21st, we will view the partial solar eclipse using solar viewing glasses.

We are here for you.

Have a wonderful year at MMS

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Study guide for test after Spring Break

Study Guide for Exploring Planetary Systems

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Processes on Terrestrial Planets

Terrestrial planetary processes

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How Much Would You Weigh on another planet?

How much do you weigh

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Roman Numerals

Roman Numerals

This information should be helpful to you if you are studying Roman numerals.

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Third Nine Weeks Syllabus: Researching the Sun-Earth-Moon System

Third Nine Weeks Syllabus

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Heating of Earth’s Surface

Heat Transfer

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Foldable notes for test:

Introduction to Thunderstorms

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Things needed for science

Items Needed for 6th grade Science this 9 weeks

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Chapter 1-1 vocabulary

1-1 Vocabulary, p. 6

Definition

science A way of learning about the natural world; knowledge gained through learning about the natural world
observing Using one or more of your senses to gather information
inferring Explaining or interpreting observations
predicting Making a forecast of what will happen based on past experience or evidence
scientific inquiry The many ways scientists study the natural world and propose explanations  
hypothesis An explanation for a set  of observations or answer to a scientific question
controlled experiment A test of the hypothesis under conditions established by the scientist
variable One of the factors that can change in an experiment
manipulated variable The variable that can change in an experiment
responding variable The variable that change as a result of the manipulated variable
data Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations
scientific theory A well tested scientific concept that explains  a wide range of observations
scientific law A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions

 

 

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