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Standard 6.P.3B.2

6.P.3B.2 Design and test solutions that improve the efficiency of a machine by reducing the input energy (effort) or the amount of energy transferred to the surrounding environment as it moves an object.

Grade(s): 6

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

Type
Animal Defense, Movement, and Resource Obtainment
Animal Defense, Movement, and Resource Obtainment

Lesson

Students will learn that animals have special structures that enable them to survive in their natural environment. Students will watch videos and complete activities to learn the content. Students...

Classification of Organisms
Classification of Organisms

Lesson

Students will create their own hierarchical taxonomic structure used to classify organisms. They will create their own mnemonic device to help remember the order of the structure. Students will design...

Characteristics of Living Things
Characteristics of Living Things

Lesson

Students will learn how organisms obtain and use resources for energy, respond to stimuli, reproduce, and grow and develop. The final assessment will be a project in which the students choose an...

Coyote Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe
Coyote Study with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

Lesson

In Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, the main character Cricket sometimes hears coyotes howling in the woods. Students will use the novel as a starting point for learning more about a coyote’s howl...

Bird Survival Through Adaptations
Bird Survival Through Adaptations

Lesson

A series of historical illustrations by naturalist, Mark Catesby, will be used as a foundation for students to assess how adaptations contribute to a species ability to survive in a particular...