Welcome to Mrs. Wilcox's 6th Grade Science Class Page

Messages 2019-2020

Welcome to Mrs. Wilcox's 6th grade Science Class!

I want to welcome you all to a brand new school year. I am excited to begin teaching and getting to know our new 6th grade students. I hope to use this class page to let parents know what we will be covering in class, when test will be happening, and to post resources that will be beneficial to student learning. Please note that the schedule may and will change from time to time.  Check back often to see updated information!! 

To contact me: email me at kwilcox@mylpsd.com   or send me a dojo message. 

Supplies needed for science:

  • composition notebook  (can be any color)
  • blue folder with prongs
  • colors or pencil colors for making diagrams and models
  • pencils (year supply)
  • paper (year supply)
  • Scotch tape (to tape in worksheets into notebook)
  • $5.00 Lab fee 
  • Optional pencil pouch to store their supplies

 Let's make this year a great school year. 

 Mrs. Wilcox 

Important Dates

 

Monday, August 26: Sound Mid Test: Lesson 1-6

Tuesday, September 10: Sound Unit Test: Vocabulary and Reflection Trackers Due

Friday, September 13: Sound Task Due 

*Scroll down to see daily lessons.*

Links to Science Websites

August 9-10

Thursday, August 8: Welcome Back  Hw: Get your supplies and Papers Signed

                                         Parents: Please sign up for Dojo.

Friday, August 9: Begin Sound Unit Lesson 1:: How does a sound source make something like this happen?

August 12-August 15

Monday, August 12: Lesson 1 :How does a sound source make something like this happen?

Tuesday, August 13: Lesson 1: How does a sound source make something like this happen?

Wednesday, August 14: Lesson 2: What is happening when speakers and other music make sounds?

Thursday, August 15: Lesson 2: What is happening when speakers other music make sounds? Hw: Model/Explain if not completed in class. 

Friday, August 16: Lesson 3: Do all objects vibrate when they make sounds? 

 

August 19-August 23

** Test on Lesson 1-6 will take place on Monday, August 26. Please have your student study daily.**

** Make sure students are completing their model and vocabulary trackers. These are due on district test day . Tentative date: September 10**

Monday, August 19: Lesson 4:: How do the vibrations of the source compare for louder vs. softer sounds. 

Tuesday, August 20:Lesson 4:: How do the vibrations of the source compare for louder vs. softer sounds.

                                                             HW: Practice Amplitude Worksheet

Wednesday, August 21: Lesson 5: How do the vibrations from a sound source compare for higher vs. lower pitch sounds?

Thursday, August 22:  Lesson 5: How do the vibrations from a sound source compare for higher vs. lower pitch sounds?

                                                                HW: Practice Frequency Worksheet

Friday: August 23: Lesson 6: How can any object make so many different sounds?

                                                              HW: Study Guide and review for test on Monday

August 26-August 30

** Please have your student study daily.**

** Make sure students are completing their model and vocabulary trackers. These are due on district test day . Tentative date: September 10**

Monday, August 26: Test on Lesson 1-6

Tuesday, August 27: Lesson 7&8: Do we need air to hear sound?

Wednesday: August 28: Lesson 9: How can we model sound traveling through a solid, liquid, or gas?

Thursday: August 29: Lesson 10: What exactly is traveling across the medium?

Friday, August 30: Lesson 10: What exactly is traveling across the medium?

September 9-13

Monday, September 9:Lesson 14 How can we explain our anchoring phenomenon and which of our questions can we now answer?

                                               HW: Study Guide, Review for test, Make sure trackers are complete due tomorrow!

Tuesday, September 10: DISTRICT TEST::: Reflection and Vocabulary Trackers Due Today

Wednesday, September 11: Begin Unit on Light: How can something be a mirror and a window at the same time?

Thursday, September 12: Lesson 1 Light:How can something be a mirror and a window at the same time?

Friday, September 13: Lesson 1 Light: How can something be a mirror and a window at the same time?

** Friday, September 13: Sound Task Due.**

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