Lesson Plans: https://www.dropbox.com/s/i4lg3ho8zi6hdlh/6th%20Grade%20Life%20Science-13.doc?dl=0
NEW South Dakota Science Standards: https://doe.sd.gov/contentstandards/documents/sdSciStnd.pd
To fulfill the requirements of the newly adopted standards Earth Science will be taught to grades 6-8 during the 2016-17 school year. During the 2017-18 school year Earth science will be taught to the 6th Grade. Life Science will be taught to the 7-8 Grade. During the 2018-19 school year the 6th grade will be taught Earth Science, 7th grade Life Science, and 8th grade Physical Science.
Rutland has adopted a new curriculum called Science Fusion. We will be teaching 3 Modules that more closely reflect the new science standards. Here is a link with more information about the program: http://www.hmhco.com/shop/education-curriculum/science/elementary-science/sciencefusion
Following are the modules that have been adopted for the 2017-18 school year.
Space Science Module G
THE DYNAMIC EARTH:
EARTH'S WATER AND ATMOSPHERE: