September 28, 2016
6th Grade — Science

Units Themes

  • Experimental design
  • Space science
  • Geology
  • Water, oceans, and climate
  • Food systems and gardening
  • Puberty and reproductive health

Project Highlights

  • Genius Hour Podcasts (independent student choice science projects)
  • Windmill project
  • Solar system amusement park
  • Student-designed garden experiments

Approaches to Learning

  • Project-based learning, hands-on investigations, labs, outdoor experiential learning, collaboration, direct instruction, evidence-based argumentation