Our Amazing Solar System Worksheet 6th grade Science Lesson by oxd99547

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									6th grade Science Lesson Plans
                                             3rd 6 weeks - Week 1

         The Big Idea:                             Unit:                               Topic(s):

The solar system is made up               Earth & Space Systems           Gravity: Mass vs Weight and
 of the sun and the objects                                                begin Solar System Model
that are held in orbit by its
     gravitational force.
     DAY 1                 DAY 2                  DAY 3                DAY 4                 DAY 5
Engage, Explore        Explore/Explain       Elaborate              Evaluate             Engage, Explore


TAKS: 5               TAKS: 5                TAKS: 5               TAKS: 5               TAKS: 5
TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A     TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A      TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A     TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A     TEKS: 6.5A, 6.13A

                      Overview: Finish lab   Overview: Complete                          Overview: Engage:
Overview: Relating                                                 Overview: Read
                      from Day 1.            Weight: A changing                          Practice reading
Gravity to Mass and                                                Gravity, Mass &
                                             physical property.                          metric
Weight-Problem                                                     Distance and
                      Read Gravity: a        Students work                               measurements on a
Solving Task Part I                                                answer 10 M/C
                      pulling force. Read,   individually to                             ruler.
and Part II.                                                       questions.
                      discuss, and           complete data table
                      complete T-chart.      and answer the                              Explore:
Begin Explore lab:                           questions. Compare                          *One to two day
Mass vs. Weight       BLM 3                  and discuss answers                         Activity*
                      TE 70 - 71             when finished.        TE 72                  Working in small
                      SE 92 - 94                                   SE 96 - 98            groups, students will
                                             BLM 4                                       construct a scale
BLM 1 – 2                                    TE 71 - 72                                  model of the
TE 69 – 70                                   SE 94 - 95                                  distance between
SE 90 - 91                                                                               objects in the solar
                                                                                         system.

                                                                                         BLM 5 – 6
                                                                                         TE 73 – 74
                                                                                         SE 99 - 101
                           6th grade Science Lesson Plans
                                            3rd 6 weeks – Week 2

          The Big Idea:                           Unit:                               Topic(s):

A scale model can be used to             Earth & Space Systems               Solar System Model
study relative distances and
  sizes between and among
objects in the solar system.
     DAY 6                DAY 7                  DAY 8              DAY 9                  DAY 10
Explore               Explore                Explain             Elaborate              Evaluate

TAKS: 5              TAKS: 5                TAKS: 5             TAKS: 5                 TAKS: 5
TEKS: 6.5A, 6.13A    TEKS: 6.5A, 6.13A      TEKS: 6.5A, 6.13A   TEKS: 6.5A, 6.13A       TEKS: 6.5 A, 6.13A

*Complete Solar
System Activity*     Overview: Measure      Overview:           Teacher-choice
                     scale models and       Assessment The      review day for test     Overview:
Overview: Complete   answer questions       Solar System - 10   on the Solar            Assessment –
work on the scale    (Rulers and            multiple choice     System.                 Administer teacher
model. Use           calculators needed)    questions.                                  made test over the
transparency to                                                                         solar system and the
                                                                Opportunity for
review the main      TE 77                                                              solar system model.
                                            TE 77               teacher to use
ideas of the         SE 101 - 104
                                            SE 105 - 106        clickers,
activity, students
                                                                Smartboards,
take notes as
                                                                review sheets, and
needed.
                                                                review games


BLM 5 – 6
TE 73 – 74
SE 99 – 101
                             6th grade Science Lesson Plans
                                                3rd 6 weeks – Week 3

         The Big Idea:                                 Unit:                               Topic(s):

A scale model can be used to                  Earth & Space Systems                    Solar System
study relative distances and
  sizes between and among                                                                    and
objects in the solar system.
                                                                                  Systems within the Solar
                                                                                          System
    DAY 11                  DAY 12                   DAY 13              DAY 14                  DAY 15
Elaborate/Review        Evaluate                  Engage, Explore      Explore               Elaborate


TAKS: 5                 TAKS: 5                  TAKS: 5              TAKS: 5                TAKS: 5
TEKS: 6.5 A, 6.13A      TEKS: 6.5 A, 6.13A       TEKS: 6.5 A, 6.13A   TEKS: 6.5 A, 6.13A     TEKS: 6.5A, 6. 13A,
Overview: Read and                                                                           6.13B
answer questions
                                                                                             *Three Day
*2-3 day activity*                                                                           Activity*
                        Overview: Students
**You may want to                                Overview: Students   Overview: Students
                        complete the
use some type of                                 will complete the    complete Solar         Overview: Students
                        readings from Day
foldable for students                            readings on pages    System Concept         start activity
                        11.
to complete as                                   111-116.             Map.                   Vacationing in the
they’re reading**                                                                            Solar System.
                                                 TE 78-79                                    Assign students
                        TE 78 – 79
Reading to Learn:                                SE 111-116                                  different planets
    1.   Solar                                                                               and have them
                        SE 107 – 110                                  BLM 8                  construct a travel
         System:
                                                                      TE 79 -80              brochure.
         Intro. And
                        Go over Planetary                             SE 117                 Rubric for travel
         The Sun.
    2. Planets and      Fact Sheet chart                                                     brochure on
         planetary      with class and then                                                  webpage.
         motion         fill in
    3. Natural                                                                               TE 81
         Satellites                                                                          SE 118
    4. Minor
         Objects

TE 78 – 79
SE 107 - 110
                                   6th grade Science Lesson Plans
                                             3rd 6 weeks – Week 4

         The Big Idea:                              Unit:                                  Topic(s):

  Planets within the solar                Earth & Space Systems                Systems within the Solar
    system have unique                                                                 System
characteristics within their
       own systems.
    DAY 16                DAY 17                 DAY 18                DAY 19                   DAY 20
Elaborate              Elaborate             Explain                Evaluate                  Evaluate

TAKS: 5               TAKS: 5                TAKS: 5                TAKS: 5                  TAKS: 5
TEKS: 6.5A, 6. 13A,   TEKS: 6.5A, 6. 13A,    TEKS: 6.5A             TEKS: 6.5A, 6. 13A,      TEKS: 6.5A, 6. 13A,
6.13B                 6.13B                                         6.13B                    6.13B
                                             Overview: Use Venn
*Continue Activity*   *Finish Activity*      Diagram Notes from     Overview: Use BLM        Overview: Students
                                             web page to review.    9 Venn Diagram to        finish sharing Venn
Overview: Students    Overview: Students     Students will color    show similarities and    diagrams with the
continue to work on   finish the Solar       the diagram and fill   differences              class.
the Solar System      System Travel          in answers.            between planets.
Travel brochures.     brochures.
                                             Students can use       Group the students       BLM 9
                      TE 81                  the back of the        into groups of three     TE 81
TE 81                 SE 118                 paper to make their    and assign them          SE 119
SE 118                                       own Venn diagrams      planets. Have them
                                             using data collected   complete their own
                                             about the class (ex.   Venn diagrams and
                                             Hair and eye color)    begin to share with
                                                                    the class.
                                             Venn diagram notes
                                             Venn diagram key       BLM 9
                                                                    TE 81
                                                                    SE 119
                              6th grade Science Lesson Plans
                                               3rd 6 weeks – Week 5

         The Big Idea:                                Unit:                              Topic(s):

 There are forces involved                 Earth & Space Systems                    Space Travel
 with space travel; Gravity
mush be overcome to leave a
  planet; space travel has
 evolved significantly over
     the last 40 years.
    DAY 21                  DAY 22                 DAY 23               DAY 24                 DAY 25
Engage/Explore          Explore/Explain        Elaborate/Evaluate   Evaluate               Evaluate


TAKS: 5                 TAKS: 5                TAKS: 5              TAKS: 5                TAKS: 5
TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A,      TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A,     TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A,   TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A,     TEKS: 6.6A, 6.13A,
6.13B                   6.13B                  6.13B                6.13B                  6.13B


Overview: Explore       Overview: Complete     Overview: Learn      Overview: Create a     Overview:
forces involved in      and discuss -          about escape         timeline of Space      Complete timeline of
Space Travel            Explore forces         velocity and start   Exploration.           Space Exploration.
(Balloon on a string)   involved in Space      research on space
                        Travel (Balloon on a   exploration.
                        string)                                                            TE 83
                                                                                           SE 122
                                               TE 83                TE 83
                                               SE 122               SE 122
BLM 10                  BLM 10
TE 82                   TE 82 - 83
SE 120 - 121            SE 120 - 121
                            6th grade Science Lesson Plans
                                              3rd 6 weeks – Week 6

         The Big Idea:                               Unit:                                Topic(s):

       Unit Assessment                    Earth & Space Systems               Solar System, Systems
                                                                             within the Solar Systems
                                                                                 and Space Travel
    DAY 21                 DAY 22                 DAY 23                DAY 24                  DAY 25
Technology, Enrich/Reteach Days                                     Teacher Choice          Gateways CBA –
                                                                    Review Day              Unit Test
These days may be used at the teacher’s discretion. The following
are suggested activities that may be used now or at other times     Teacher may use         Teacher administers
within the unit.                                                    clickers,               the Gateways unit
                                                                    PowerPoints, United     CBA.
Apollo 13 Questions                                                 Streaming, review
Apollo 13 Answer Guide                                              sheets, and review
Apollo 13 Questions (shorter version)                               games.
Famous Faces Booklet
Famous Faces Quiz
Famous Faces Timeline
Jupiter’s Moons (Tier 2-GEMS)
Visiting the Planets worksheet
Visiting the Planets Timeline
Sun Mystery Word Puzzle
Solar System Review PowerPoint

United Streaming:
Spin Around The Solar System (15:07)
Bill Nye: Outer Space (~40:00)
How the Solar System Works (15:00)
Our Solar System (31:21)
Savage Sun (49:21)
Our Amazing Sun (26:00)
Destination Space (1:16:15)

								
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