6th Grade Science and Social Studies
Level C – (You must complete between 70-79 points)
_____ 1. Lecture notes. (20 points)
_____ 2. Plan a vacation to _2_ biomes. Include where you would spend the night, what you would wear, eat and activities. 3 paragraphs (15 pts.)
_____ 3. Choose an animal from two biomes. Write a letter from one animal to the other animal. Include what the environment is like, and adaptations needed to survive. 5 to 7 sentences (10 pts.)
_____ 4. Compare and contrast two biomes. Use a Venn Diagram (10 pts.)
_____ 5. Create a collage for each biome on 1 poster. Include showing the climate, animals, and trees. (20 pts.)( Art Project)
_____ 6. Watch the Lion King Movie and complete the questions. (10 pts.)
_____ 7. Write 5 facts from each of the Planet Earth videos. (15 pts.)
_____ 8. Complete “How can you graph climate data in your area?” (10 pts.)
_____ 9. Complete math practice worksheet on converting temperature. (5 pts.)
_____ 10. Make a T chart with the pictures of non renewable resources on one side and the other side put renewable resources. (15 pts.)
_____ 11. Create a song for the 3 Rs. Perform it for 2 people. (5 pts.)
_____ 12. Draw a food chain that begins with grass and ends with humans. Label the producers and consumers. (20 pts.)( Art Project)
_____ 13. Draw and label all three cycles H20, N2, and 02. (15 pts.)
_____ 14. Write a song about the H20 cycle. (5 pts.)
Layer B – Pick 2
_____ 15. Do the Dichotomous Key Lab. (10)
______ 16. How to go Green wrapping present Lab. (10)
_____ 17. Do the Shoe Classification Lab. (10)
_____ 18. Make up your own biome. Name it, invent characteristics, plants, and animals. Draw it and out it on a poster. (20 pts) (Art Project)
_____ 19. In a shoe box, create a model of a biome. Write a short essay describing the objects in your model and how they are related to the biome. (15 pts)
_____ 20. Pair up with a partner and complete biome in a bag. Complete criteria along with constructing a poster. (15 pts)
_____ 21. Do the
Creepy Critters Experiment . (10 pts)
Layer A- Pick One
_____ 22. Select a biome. Create a “Big Book” for a young child showing the climate, the animals, and plants for that biome. Also include some adaptations that plants and animals have made for that biome.
_____ 23. Research to find a scientist that in involved in the study of biomes. What has his/her work shown? What is being done as a result of their studies? A two page written report is required.
_____ 24. What is acid rain? What region(s) of the US is it affecting? What effect is it having on the wild life?
_____ 25. Take a position on global warming. Is it affecting certain biomes? Explain your position and give evidence supporting your position in a two page report.
_____ 26. Plan a community project using the 3 R’s. Give me the action plan and the resources (typed). Let’s try to do it in our community. Examples: Picking up trash, plant a tree, collect recyclable items.