SCIENCE AND HEALTH
The goal of the sixth-grade science and health program is to develop critical and analytical skills through exposure to a variety of scientific areas.
The content of the science units include: The Scientific Method, Ecology, Biology Concepts, Earth Science, Physical Science, Technology in Science incorporating STEM lessons.
The content of the health units include Body Systems, Heart Disease, AIDS Education, First Aids, and Life Skills Curriculum, a substance abuse prevention program.
Students will learn to use the scientific method to solve a variety of problems in the various science content areas as well as be provided with information to make healthy life choices in dealing with substance abuse, AIDS, and general health concerns.
A combination of technology-enriched lessons, laboratory sessions, projects, research, and class work will be used to evaluate a student’s performance.