The Planet Rock


The Planet Rock unit explores the rock cycle, weathering and glacier movement and leads to a study of soil and a comparison of soil samples.

Earth: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow


Sixth graders gain an understanding of the Earth’s history and future through the study of plate tectonics and major geological events.

Energy in an Ecosystem


Students explore ecosystems with relation to the energy flow in a balanced ecosystem and the roles organisms play to maintain the balance.

Energetic Connections


Sixth graders deepen their understanding of energy in its multiple forms through investigations into kinetic and potential energy and begin to understand the scientific reasoning that energy is not created or destroyed.