6.0: Overall Skills and Attitudes

6.0.1: Initiating

6.0.1.a: Formulate specific questions that lead to investigations.

Hearing: Frequency and Volume
Pendulum Clock
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

6.0.1.b: Identify various methods for finding the answer to a specific question and select one to implement.

Sight vs. Sound Reactions

6.0.1.d: Identify various methods to solve a practical problem and select and justify one to implement.

Estimating Population Size

6.0.3: Planning

6.0.3.b: Identify variables that have an impact on their experiments and variables to hold constant to ensure a fair test.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Growing Plants
Pendulum Clock
Seed Germination
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

6.0.4: Implementing a Plan

6.0.4.a: Carry out procedures that comprise a fair test.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Growing Plants
Pendulum Clock
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

6.0.5: Observing, Measuring, Recording

6.0.5.c: Select and use tools and instruments to observe, measure, and construct.

Triple Beam Balance
Weight and Mass

6.0.5.d: Evaluate the appropriateness of units and measuring tools in practical contexts.

Weight and Mass

6.0.6: Analysing and Interpreting

6.0.6.a: Construct graphs to display data, and interpret and evaluate these and other graphs.

Graphing Skills

6.0.7: Concluding and Applying

6.0.7.a: Draw a conclusion that explains investigation results.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

6.0.7.c: Identify a new prediction/hypothesis based on results of investigations.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock
Temperature and Sex Determination - Metric

6.0.7.g: Communicate methods, results, conclusions, and new knowledge in a variety of ways.

Hearing: Frequency and Volume
Seed Germination
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

6.0.7.h: Identify connections between the investigation results and everyday life.

Pendulum Clock

6.1: Diversity of Living Things

6.1.07: Recognize that many living things are difficult to see with the unaided eye, and observe and describe some examples.

Paramecium Homeostasis

6.2: Flight

6.2.09: Provide examples of design features or adaptations that enhance or reduce drag, and explain how they work.

Free-Fall Laboratory

6.3: Electricity

6.3.06: Develop a definition of an electrical circuit, based on classroom explorations.

Circuit Builder

6.3.07: Experiment to classify a variety of materials as insulators or conductors.

Circuit Builder

6.3.08: Demonstrate and describe the function of switches in electrical circuits.

Circuit Builder

6.3.09: Construct and diagram simple series circuits and simple parallel circuits.

Circuit Builder
Circuits

6.3.10: Explore to determine factors that affect bulb brightness in simple series and parallel circuits.

Circuits

6.3.11: Use the design process to construct an electrical circuit that performs a useful function.

Circuit Builder

6.3.14: Identify forms of energy that may result from the transformation of electrical energy, and recognize that energy can only be changed from one form into another, not created or destroyed.

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy Conversions
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

6.3.18: Describe factors that affect the consumption of electrical energy, and outline an action plan to reduce electrical energy consumption at home, at school, or in the community.

Household Energy Usage

6.4: The Solar System

6.4.08: Recognize that the Sun is the centre of the solar system and it is the source of energy for life on Earth.

Solar System

6.4.09: Identify the planets in the solar system and describe their size relative to the Earth and their position relative to the Sun.

Solar System

6.4.10: Classify planets as inner or outer planets, based on their position relative to the asteroid belt, and describe characteristics of each type.

Comparing Earth and Venus
Solar System

6.4.11: Recognize that mass is the amount of matter in an object, that weight is the force of gravity on the mass of an object, and that the force of gravity varies from planet to planet.

Weight and Mass

6.4.12: Explain, using models and simulations, how the Earth's rotation causes the cycle of day and night, and how the Earth's tilt of axis and revolution cause the yearly cycle of seasons.

Comparing Earth and Venus
Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?
Summer and Winter

6.4.14: Explain how the relative positions of the Earth, moon, and Sun are responsible for moon phases and eclipses.

2D Eclipse
3D Eclipse
Phases of the Moon

6.4.15: Identify points of reference in the night sky and recognize that the apparent movement of celestial objects is regular, predictable, and related to the Earth's rotation and revolution.

Comparing Earth and Venus
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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