I Can Objectives 6th Grade Science Standards
I can identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.
I can design and conduct a scientific investigation.
I can use appropriate mathematics, tools and techniques to gather data and information.
I can analyze and interpret data.
I can develop descriptions, models, explanations and predictions.
I can think critically and logically to connect evidence and explanations.
I can recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predications.
I can communicate scientific procedures and explanations.
I can explain that cells are the fundamental unit of life.
I can design experiments to prove that all cells come from pre-existing cells.
I can identify cells carry on specific functions that sustain life.
I can recognize that living systems at all levels of organization demonstrate the complementary nature of structure and function.
I can identify the specific, quantifiable properties of minerals.
I can list and identify unique characteristics that can be used for identification and/or classification Igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.
I can describe the formation of Igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks and describe they form in different ways.
I can investigate and analyze soil to discover that it is unconsolidated material that contains nutrient matter and weathered rock.
I can describe what rocks, minerals and soils have in common and practical uses.
I can explain that all matter is made up of small particles called atoms.
I can identify changes of state, explained by a model of matter composed of atoms and/or molecules that are in motion.
I can identify and understand that there are two categories of energy: kinetic and potential.
I can describe that an object’s motion can be described by its speed and the direction in which it is moving.
I can calculate an objects speed and direction.