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SOL 6.1 Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, and Logic
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SOL 6.2 The student will investigate and understand basic sources of energy, their origins, transformations, and uses.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

SOL 6.3 The student will investigate and understand the role of solar energy in driving most natural processes within the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and on the Earth’s surface.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

SOL 6.4 The student will investigate and understand that all matter is made up of atoms.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

SOL 6.5 The student will investigate and understand the unique properties and characteristics of water and its roles in the natural and human-made environment.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

SOL 6.6 The student will investigate and understand the properties of air and the structure and dynamics of the Earth’s atmosphere.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

SOL 6.7 The student will investigate and understand the natural processes and human interactions that affect watershed systems.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

SOL 6.8 The student will investigate and understand the organization of the solar system and the relationships among the various bodies that comprise it.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

SOL 6.9 The student will investigate and understand public policy decisions relating to the environment.
Review | Interactive | Research | Smartboard | PowerPoints | Inspiration | United Streaming | Lesson Plans | Assessments | Resources

Objective:

Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, and Logic

6.1            The student will plan and conduct investigations in which

  • observations are made involving fine discrimination between similar objects and organisms;
  • a classification system is developed based on multiple attributes;
  • precise and approximate measurements are recorded;
  • scale models are used to estimate distance, volume, and quantity;
  • hypotheses are stated in ways that identify the independent (manipulated) and dependent (responding) variables;
  • a method is devised to test the validity of predictions and inferences;
  • one variable is manipulated over time, using many repeated trials;
  • data are collected, recorded, analyzed, and reported using appropriate metric measurements;
  • data are organized and communicated through graphical representation (graphs, charts, and diagrams);
  • models are designed to explain a sequence; and
  • an understanding of the nature of science is developed and reinforced.

 

SOL Review

1. 20 SOL Inquiry Question Quiz

2. Scientific Method Matching Game

3. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

4. SOL 6.1 Games

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

Study Guides/Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Notebook Activities

1. Scale Models Instructional Notebook file

2. Estimations Instructional Notebook file

3. Making Inferences Instructional Notebook file

4. Detail Observation Skills Instructional Notebook file

Powerpoints

1. Steps of the Scientific Method

2. Several Scientific Method PowerPoints

Inspiration Templates

1. Scientific Method Inspiration file (Free Login required)

2. Scientific Method Inspiration File 2 (Free Login required)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. How Scientists Work: What Is the Scientific Method? 21min with Blackline Masters

2. Scientific Method & Measurement 38min. with Blackline Masters

Lesson Plans

 

 
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources  


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Objective:

Force, Motion, and Energy

6.2            The student will investigate and understand basic sources of energy, their origins, transformations, and uses. Key concepts include

  • potential and kinetic energy;
  • the role of the sun in the formation of most energy sources on Earth;
  • nonrenewable energy sources (fossil fuels including petroleum, natural gas, and coal);
  • renewable energy sources (wood, wind, hydro, geothermal, tidal, and solar); and
  • energy transformations (heat/light to mechanical, chemical, and electrical energy).

 

SOL Review

1. 28 SOL Question Energy Test

2. 55 SOL Question Energy Test

3. SOL Potential vs Kinetic Energy Millionaire Game

4. Fling the Teacher SOL 6.2 Game

5. Fling the Teacher SOL Matter & Energy Game

6. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

7. Energy SOL 6.2 Quiz

8. Force & Energy Cloze

9. SOL Millionaire Game Kinetic Energy

10. SOL Kinetic vs. Potential Energy Cloze

11. SOL 6.2 Games

12. Force & Energy SOL 6.2 Cloze

Interactive Activities

 

1. Roller Coaster Ride on Kinetic Energy

2. Create your own rollercoaster ride by drawing in the tracks

3. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

4. Force, Matter, Gravity & Weight BBC

5. Energy Information & Games

6. Watch Potential to Kinetic Movie Clip Online

Study Guides/Research

 

 

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL 6.2 Tornadoes Instructional Notebook file

2. Solar Power Instructional Notebook file

3. Geothermal Energy Instructional Notebook file

4. Anticipated Energy Loss Instructional Notebook file

5. Renewable Energy Instructional Notebook file

Powerpoints

1. Several Force, Motion & Energy PowerPoints

2. Energy SOL Instructional PowerPoint

3. Potential vs Kinetic Energy Instructional PowerPoint

4. SOL Instructional PowerPoint

Inspiration Templates 1. Renewable vs nonrenewable Inspiration Sort (Free Login required)
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles 1. Matter and Energy: Energy: What Is It? 12min with Blackline Master
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources 1. Movie clips on Force & Energy


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Objective:

Force, Motion, and Energy

6.3            The student will investigate and understand the role of solar energy in driving most natural processes within the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and on the Earth’s surface. Key concepts include

  • the Earth’s energy budget;
  • the role of radiation and convection in the distribution of energy;
  • the motion of the atmosphere and the oceans;
  • cloud formation; and
  • the role of heat energy in weather-related phenomena including thunderstorms and hurricanes.

SOL Review

1. 40 Question SOL Test

2. 30 SOL Question Test

3. Millionaire Game SOL 6.3

4. Fling the Teacher SOL 6.3 Game

5. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

6. Absorbed vs Reflected Energy Multiple-choice Fill-in-the-blank

7. SOL 6.3 Games

8. Earth's Energy Source SOL Millionaire Game

9. Solar Energy SOL 6.3 Cloze

Interactive Activities

 

1. Create your own Tornado National Geographic

2. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

Study Guides/Research

 

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Hurricanes Instructional Notebook file

2. Hurricanes 2 Instructional Notebook

3. Cloud Formation Instructional Notebook file

4. Wave Length Light Instructional Notebook file

5. Warm Air Molecules 2 Instructional Notebook file

6. Warm Air Molecules Instructional Notebook file

7. Ultra Violet & Visible Light Instructional Notebook file

8. Solar Radiation Spectrum Instructional Notebook file

9. Reflection Light Instructional Notebook file

10. Infrared Radiation Instructional Notebook file

11. How to Measure Temperature Instructional Notebook file

12. Greenhouse Effect Instructional Notebook file

13. Elements & Symbols Instructional Notebook file

14. Cold Warm Molecules Instructional Notebook file

Powerpoints

1. Several Force, Motion & Energy PowerPoints

2. SOL Atoms & Energy Instructional PowerPoint

 
Inspiration Templates  
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles 1. Exploring Weather: The Atmosphere in Motion 21min. with Blackline Masters
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources  

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Objective:

Matter

6.4            The student will investigate and understand that all matter is made up of atoms. Key concepts include

  • atoms are made up of electrons, protons, and neutrons;
  • atoms of any element are alike but are different from atoms of other elements;
  • elements may be represented by chemical symbols;
  • two or more atoms may be chemically combined;
  • compounds may be represented by chemical formulas;
  • chemical equations can be used to model chemical changes; and
  • a limited number of elements comprise the largest portion of the solid Earth, living matter, the oceans, and the atmosphere.

 

SOL Review

1. SOL Chapter 1 62 Question Test

2. SOL Chapter 3 37 Question Test

3. SOL Jeopardy Game Online (1-2 players)

4. SOL 6.4 Matching Game

5. 8 Question Matter Test

6. Fling the Teacher SOL 6.4 Game

7. Atom & Element Millionaire Game

8. SOL 6.1-6.4 Millionaire Game

9. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

10. Atoms Mutliple-choice Quiz

11. SOL 6.4 Games

12. Atoms & Elements SOL Millionaire Game

13. Matter SOL 6.4 Millionaire Game

14. 26 SOL Question test on Atoms

Interactive Activities

 

1. Matter interactive websites

2. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

3. Build an Atom (PBSKids)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Protons, Neutrons and Electrons Instructional Notebook file

2. Predominating Elements & Ocean Instructional Notebook file

3. Predominating Elements Instructional Notebook file

4. Nucleus, Valence Shells & Typical Atom Instructional Notebook file

Powerpoints 1. Several Chemistry PowerPoints  
Inspiration Templates 1. Label the atom Inspiration file
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

 

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources 1. SOL 6.4 I have Who has on Matter (TeacherspayTeachers.com)

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Objective:

Matter

6.5            The student will investigate and understand the unique properties and characteristics of water and its roles in the natural and human-made environment. Key concepts include

  • water as the universal solvent;
  • the properties of water in all three states;
  • the action of water in physical and chemical weathering;
  • the ability of large bodies of water to store heat and moderate climate;
  • the origin and occurrence of water on Earth;
  • the importance of water for agriculture, power generation, and public health; and
  • the importance of protecting and maintaining water resources.

SOL Review

1. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

2. Drinking & Ground Water Games by EPA

3. More Water Games by EPA

4. Fresh Water Jeopardy SOL Game

5. SOL 6.5 Games

6. SOL Wonderful Water Millionaire Game

7. Atmosphere SOL Millionaire Game

8. Wonder of Water SOL 6.5 Cloze

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

Study Guides/Research

 

1. EPA Student Research Info & Pictures

Smartboard Activities

1. Weathering SOL Instructional Notebook file

2. Origin and Water on Earth Instructional Notebook file

3. Large Bodies of Water Absorb Heat Instructional Notebook file

4. Large Bodies of Water Instructional Notebook file

5. Difference in Temperatures Instructional Notebook file

6. Density Instructional Notebook file

7. Water Molecule Instructional Notebook file

Powerpoints 1. Several Chemistry PowerPoints  
Inspiration Templates

1. States of Matter Sort (Free Login Required)

2. States of Matter Sort 2 (Free Login Required)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources  

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Objective:

Matter

6.6            The student will investigate and understand the properties of air and the structure and dynamics of the Earth’s atmosphere. Key concepts include

  • air as a mixture of gaseous elements and compounds;
  • air pressure, temperature, and humidity;
  • how the atmosphere changes with altitude;
  • natural and human-caused changes to the atmosphere;
  • the relationship of atmospheric measures and weather conditions;
  • basic information from weather maps including fronts, systems, and basic measurements; and
  • the importance of protecting and maintaining air quality.

SOL Review

1. 26 SOL Question Test

2. 20 SOL Question Test

3. Weather 10 Question Test

4. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

5. SOL 6.6 Games

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

Study Guides /Research

 

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Cold Fronts Maps & Weather Instructional Notebook file

2. Layers of the Earth's Atmosphere Instructional Notebook file

3. Cumulus Clouds Instructional Notebook file

4. Comparing & Contrasting Clouds Instructional Notebook file

5. Changes in Atmosphere Instructional Notebook file

6. Atmosphere Layers Instructional Notebook file

 

Powerpoints 1. Several Atmosphere PowerPoints  
Inspiration Templates 1. Atmosphere (Free Login Required)
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources  

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Objective:

Living Systems

6.7            The student will investigate and understand the natural processes and human interactions that affect watershed systems. Key concepts include

  • the health of ecosystems and the abiotic factors of a watershed;
  • the location and structure of Virginia’s regional watershed systems;
  • divides, tributaries, river systems, and river and stream processes;
  • wetlands;
  • estuaries;
  • major conservation, health, and safety issues associated with watersheds; and
  • water monitoring and analysis using field equipment including hand-held technology.

 

SOL Review

1. 42 SOL Question Test & Picture of Watershed for Test

2. 52 SOL Question Test

3. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

4. Chesapeake Enviromental Games

5. Match the Watershed Words

6. Virginia Trekkers WaterShed SOL Review

7. SOL 6.7 Games

8. Watershed SOL 6.7 Millionaire Game

9. Watershed Millionaire Game 2

10. Virginia Watershed Columns Matching

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

Study Guides /Research

 

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Wetlands Instructional Notebook file

2. Topographical Maps Instructional Notebook file

3. Watershed Instructional Notebook file

Powerpoints

1. Water Quality & Restoring the Bay

2. Water Quality Indicators

 
Inspiration Templates  
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles  
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources  

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Objective:

Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems

6.8            The student will investigate and understand the organization of the solar system and the relationships among the various bodies that comprise it. Key concepts include

  • the sun, moon, Earth, other planets and their moons, meteors, asteroids, and comets;
  • relative size of and distance between planets;
  • the role of gravity;
  • revolution and rotation;
  • the mechanics of day and night and the phases of the moon;
  • the unique properties of Earth as a planet;
  • the relationship of the Earth’s tilt and the seasons;
  • the cause of tides; and
  • the history and technology of space exploration.

 

SOL Review

1. 47 SOL Question Test

2. 36 SOL Question Test

3. Solar System 20 Question Test

4. Fling the Teacher Earth & Space SOL 6.8 Game

5. SOL Millionaire Game

6. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

7. SOL 6.8 Millionaire Game

8. Moon Phases SOL Games

9. SOL 6.8 Games

10. Solar System Cloze SOL 6.8

11. Solar System Columns Matching

12. Sun & Moon Millionaire Game

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

2. 3D Solar System Interactive Website-see planets in 3D, zoom, measure distance and time

Study Guides /Research

 

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Solar Systems Instructional Notebook file

2. Rotation & Revolution Instructional Notebook file

3. Jupitor Instructional Notebook file

4. First 4 Planets Instructional Notebook file

5. Earth's Axis & Tilt Instructional Notebook file

6. Earth, Sun and Seasons Review Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Several Space PowerPoints

2. Mr. Lawson's SOL Instructional PowerPoints

Inspiration Templates 1. Moon Phases
United Streaming Movie Clip Titles

1. A Spin Around the Solar System: Moon Dance 15min Blackline Masters

2. Space Exploration: Our Solar System 32 min. Blackline Masters

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources  

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Objective:

Resources

6.9            The student will investigate and understand public policy decisions relating to the environment. Key concepts include

  • management of renewable resources (water, air, soil, plant life, animal life);
  • management of nonrenewable resources (coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear power, mineral resources);
  • the mitigation of land-use and environmental hazards through preventive measures; and
  • cost/benefit tradeoffs in conservation policies.

 

SOL Review

1. 55 SOL Question Test

2. SOL Millionaire Game

3. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

4. Drinking & Ground Water Games by EPA

5. More Water Games by EPA

6. SOL 6.9 Games

7. Resources SOL 6.9 Millionaire Game

Interactive Activities

 

1. Mr. Lawson's Interactive SOL websites

2. Kids Conserve Energy website

Study Guides /Research

 

1. EPA Student Research Info & Pictures

Smartboard Activities

1. Water Conservation Instructional Notebook file
Powerpoints

1. Nonrenewable SOL Instructional PowerPoint

2. Renewable SOL Instructional PowerPoint

3. SOL Instructional PowerPoint

Inspiration Templates

1. Renewable or Not (Free Login required)

2. Renewable vs Nonrenewable Sort (Free Login required)

United Streaming Movie Clip Titles 1. Basics of Physics: Exploring Energy 41min
Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources  

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SOL Review

1. Teacher SOL Science 6 Web Page (Scroll to bottom for Practice SOL Tests)

2. SOL Science 6 PowerPoints

3. 100 Question SOL Test

4. 6th Grade SOL Science Vocabulary in PDF

5. Jefferson SOL Released Test Practice

6. SOLPASS SOL Activities & Study Guides (Get password from teacher)

7. Brainpop Science Movies Movie clips on Science (Get password from teacher)

8. Science 6th Grade Web page with some resources

9. Grade 5 Science Resources

10. SOL Jeopardy PowerPoint

11. 6th Grade SOL 10 Question Test

12. Science Grade 6 Review 25 Questions

13. 6th Grade SOL Webquests

14. Another 6th Grade SOL Web page with Games at bottom

15. 74 Question SOL Test

16. 6th grade Science PortaPortal Links & Games

17. SOL Science 6 End of Year Jeopardy Game

18. Several SOL Science Games (TeacherspayTeachers.com)


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Teacher SOL Resources:

Prentice Hall Presentation Pro CD that came with your Science Explorer books has powerpoints for each unit that are good to use for teaching or review.

1. Hundreds of Science PowerPoints

2. Inspiration Templates Templates organized by subject and grade

3. Download Jeopardy Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Jeopardy! 25 questions board

4. Download Millionaire Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Millionaire!

5. Science Songs to help memorize material

6. Videos & 6th grade SOL Blog

7. Good Science 6th Research Information, animations and pictures

8. Science Animations Applets

9. Free Science Movie clips


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