Mr. Pecora: Sixth Grade Science
Science Class Multimedia
Science Class Multimedia Page

This web page, which will be used during the 2019/2020 school year, is dedicated to housing podcasts, videos, study guides, animations and simulations and home assignments which correspond to sixth grade science units, lessons and class activities.  Additionally, our class hybrid learning link is immediately beneath. 

Science Class Content Management Portal Link
CK 12 Web Portal

Science Class Units

Layers of Earth Unit

Video

Down to the Earth's Core

Animations/Study Guides
Layers of the Earth
Layers of the Earth Interaction
Quizlet Activities

Take Home Assignment
Convection Currents Take Home Assignment


Geological Processes Unit

Animation
Sedimentation Animatioins
View each of three animations.
 
Take Home Assignment
Sedimentation Take Home Assignment


Plate Tectonics Unit

Animations
PBS Plate Tectonic Simulation
Choose "Plate tectonic activity"
Interactive Plate Tectonic Map
Be sure to try the challenge games.
Quizlet Activities
Convection Current Simulation

Graphic Organizer
Convection Current Graphic Organizer

Take Home Assignment
Volcano Take Home Assignment


Fossil Unit

Podcast
Mrs. Morris's Fossil Podcast

Study Guide
Fossil Study Guide

Take Home Assignment
Fossil Take Home Assignment


Geological Features of Pennsylvania Unit

Video
PA Landscape Features

Study Guide
PA Geology Study Guide
Quizlet Activities


Rock Cycle Unit

Animation
Rock Cycle Animation
Interactives-The Rock Cycle
Visit the entire site.

Study Guide
Rock Cycle Study Guide
Quizlet Activities

Take Home Assignment
Rock Cycle Take Home Assignment


Slow/Rapid Surface Change Unit

Simulation
Erosion Simulation

Study Guides
Surface Change Study Guide
Weathering/Glaciers Study Guide

Take Home Assignments
Erosion Take Home Assignment
Glacier Take Home Assignment


Scientific Processing Unit

Simulations
PhET Middle School Simulations
(Complete at least two simulations and record simulation results in table or chart of your own design.)

Study Guide
NA

Take Home Assignment 
Scientific Method Take Home Assignment


Endocrine System Unit

Video
Endocrine System Prezi

Study Guide
Endocrine System Study Guide
Practice Quiz
Quizlet Activities

Take Home Assignment 
Endocrine System Take Home Assignment


Immune System Unit

Interactive
Immune System Podcast
Immune System Diagram

Study Guide
Immune System Study Guide
Quizlet Activities

Take Home Assignment 
Will be sent home with students


Water Cycle Unit

Animation
Water Cycle Animation

Study Guide
Water Cycle Study Guide
Quizlet Activities

Take Home Assignment 
Water Cycle Take Home Assignment


Meteorology Unit

Interactive
Reasons for the Weather Podcast

Study Guide
Meteorology Study Guide
Quizlet Activities

Take Home Assignments 
Air Pressure Take Home Assignment
Air Pressure II Take Home Assignment
Pyschromoter assignment will be sent home with students


Climate Unit

Animation
Weather Fronts Simulation

Study Guide
Climate Study Guide
Quizlet Activities

Take Home Assignment 
Earth's Tilt Take Home Assignment


Weather Prediction Unit

Podcast
Reasons for the Weather Podcast

Study Guide
NA

Take Home Assignment 
Service Learning Project Take Home Assignment


Energy Unit

Podcast 
Mr. Justin Knoll (Cherokee Pharmaceuticals) Electricity Mini-Lesson

Study Guide
Energy Study Guide

Take Home Assignment 
Electrical Circuit Take Home Assignment


Water and Soil Unit

Animation
Soil Formation Animation

Map
Salt and Fresh Water Map

Educational Game/Quizlet
NASA “Go with Flow” Game
Quizlet Activities


Force and Motion Unit

Animation
PhET Animation
PBS Animation
Gravity Planet Game

Videos
Newton's Laws of Motion (NHL)
Newton's Laws of Motion (NFL)

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