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Science Grade 6 

Grade Range:
Course Description:

Earth science
Life science
Physical science

In this general science course students learn concepts in physical, life, and earth sciences. Students conduct experiments utilizing appropriate tools, technology, and graphs and communicate their conclusions orally and in writing. Students continue to develop their abilities to conduct inquiry, create explanations based on evidence, and understand the nature of science. Students use the concepts of patterns, structure and function, and systems to explore and build their understanding of science.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 California Focus on Earth Science, Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2008.

Supplemental Resources
Science Safety Handbook for California Public Schools, California Department of Education, 2014.