Grade 6 Science Space

For children in Grade 6 learning about Earth and Space Systems 

From the Curriculum:

In learning about space, students will focus on past and present-day contributions of space science to the quality of human life while developing an understanding of the phenomena that result from the movement of different bodies in space. Investigations will involve working with models of the different bodies to allow students to explore their size, position, and motion and help them gain an understanding of Earth as a component of larger systems.

Big Ideas:

  • Earth is a part of a large interrelated system.
  • Technological and scientific advances that enable humans to study space affect our lives.