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Nelson Ridge
Intermediate School
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Mrs. Liescke
6th Grade
Math, Science, and Social Studies
Nelson Ridge
jliescke@nlsd122.org

6th Grade Scott Foresman Science

Science textbook and activities online:

- Login to Powerschool
- Click on "Pearson Courses" on left side
- Click on Science

Chapter 13:  Matter

Chapter 14: Building Blocks of Matter

Chapter 15:  Forces and Motion

Chapter 16: Machines

Chapter 2: Cells

Chapter 3: Reproduction

Research/Big 6 Project

Students choose a scientific topic to research.  We then go through the Big 6 steps of how to complete a research or expository paper.  

Gravity Cruiser

Students work in small groups to make a toy Gravity Cruiser.  They must decide on a variety of materials and designs to get their cruiser to meet the goals of the project.  Students then test their cruisers to see which design works the best and why.