6th Grade Home Learning Resources

To keep your mind healthy and active, it is recommended that you choose at least two activities of your choice each week.

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End of Year Science Celebration Activities

Download the iNaturalist app and search for the project "CoMo Eco Challenge". Join the project and get outside and start taking pictures of all the plants and animals you can find. Upload to the app and allow the app to help you identify them. The project continues all summer long so keep exploring and keep uploading!
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Join our place-based partners, the Great Smoky Mountain Institute for an end of year week-long Nature Challenge.  Earn points and prizes by doing the challenges you choose.  Click Here to learn more and register for free. 

We are so appreciative of your flexibility and willingness to learn more during this very unique time. Our science teachers cannot wait to see you next year.  Have a great summer and get outside!

Mike Szydlowski                                     Ragan Webb

K-12 Science Coordinator                     K-5 Science Coordinator

Columbia Public Schools                      Columbia Public Schools

Week of May 11

Cells and their Parts

(Nat Geo)

Comparing Plants and Animal Cells 

(Nat Geo)

Breakout Room!

Week of May 11

Matter & Energy Cycles

(Nat. Geo.)

Role of Keystone

(Nat. Geo.)

Food Chain Gizmo

(handout)

This is a special option put together by RBHS sophomore, Carmen Marr. Last year, she set up a Green Day speaker conference to inspire and learn about environmental issues.  That could not happen this year so she put together this virtual conference of sorts where you can listen to a selection of environmental speakers of your choice. 

Week of May 4

Project FiveThirtyEight

(great graphing analysis to observe and ponder)

Nat Geo Discovering the Cell

Week of April 27

Medical Mysteries Read Aloud for Chapter 6

Breakout EDU LIVE

(free competition with prizes)

Week of April 20

Digital Breakout Room

Challenge 2

Week of April 13

Interactive Simulations

(Needs Flash)

Digital Breakout Room!

Week of April 13

Build Food Chain Simulation

(Needs Flash)

Antarctic Ecosystem Simulation

(Needs Flash)

Week of April 6

Cell Structure Gizmo

(access code provided by teacher)

Cells Alive

(Explore all things cells)

Week of April 6

Virus Gizmo

(access code provided by teacher)

Week of April 13

Earth Day Challenges

(Starts April 11)

Medical Mysteries Read Aloud Chapter 1

(Handout)

Week of April 6

Climate Art Contest

(Due April 17)

Earth Day Challenges

(Starts April 11)

Contacts

Mike Szydlowski

mszydlowski@cpsk12.org

Columbia, Missouri

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