6th Grade Learning Targets

Units 1 and 2

Apply the practices of scientists and engineers

Compare the practices of scientsts and engineers

Explain the factors that affect the gravitational force between two objects

Explain how force affects motion
Analyze energy transfer
Describe system and subsystem

 

Units 3 and 4

Describe properties of waves

Explain energy transfer in sound

Explain reflection,refraction, and the electromagnetic spectrum

Compare life functions between kingdoms

Distinguish between plant and animal cells

Explain specialized cells and organization of living things

Explain why cells divide

Contrast sexual and asexual reproduction in terms of gene inheritance