6th Grade Science Assignments; May 4-8, 2020

May 3, 2020     Pat Carpenter    

Don’t forget your project on space due May 12.  Last week I attached 3 activities that you can choose from to do, or you may do another project involving space as long as you get my priorapproval.  This will count as a test grade.  If you have a sibling in 8th grade you may work together with your sibling if you choose, but your project will be due on May 8 instead.  When your project is complete simply send me a picture of you with your finished project. If you have a high place to drop the Mars soft landing project from, it is a favorite project of past groups of students. 


Read pages 270-271 and if possible watch the following videos:

  • Sun 101–National Geographic (the ages they talk about are theory–not fact, as we have often discussed in class)
  • All About the Sun for Kids
  • What Causes the Seasons? 
  • Seasons–What Causes the Seasons? 

Complete Activity Manual page 177 Part A.  Due Tuesday.


Complete A.M. page 177 Part B.  Due Wednesday.


Complete Part C of page 177.


Complete Part D on page 178 of your A.M.


No new assignment.  Your assignments are small in order to give you time to work on your project due next week.

About Pat Carpenter

My credentials: B.S. in Elementary Education (grades 1-9); Masters in Education; 45 hours of additional graduate work. After 36 years in the classroom, I retired from public schools with Career Ladder III certification and rated as highly qualified to teach middle school science and language arts. I started teaching a TOCS in the fall of 2011. Family: My husband, George, and I exchanged wedding vows in 1972. We have two daughters--Anne and Aimee. Anne works in Nashville for the Health Department and Aimee is a registered nurse at Johnson City Medical Center. My faith: I was raised in church. I accepted Christ as my Savior as a child. The older I get, the more I realize that I can do nothing without Christ, but I can do all He wants me to do in His strength. With every word and deed, I am accountable to Christ. I take the education of each child very seriously. I teach whole heartedly as unto Christ. It is the Lord Christ I serve. Interests: Outside of the classroom I like to hike. I love looking at God's creation as I hike on a trail and just praising Him for His creation. My favorite form of praise is singing. I am active in my church choir and sing occasional solos, which allows me to share a part of my testimony with others.