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Teaching Science

Grade 6 Topic A: Air and Aerodynamics

Describe properties of air and the interactions of air with objects in flight.

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Air and aerodynamics: TL 570
Flight: TL 540 - 549
Attributes of Air:  QC 161.2
Animals in flight: QP 310

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Grade 6 Topic B: Flight

Construct devices that move through air, and identify adaptations for controlling flight.

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Grade 6 Topic C: Sky Science

Observe, describe and interpret the movement of objects in the sky; and identify pattern and order in these movements.

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Comets | Constellations | Cosmography | Cosmology | Earth | Inner planets | Meteorites | Moon | Outer space | Planets | Solar system | Space sciences | Space stations | Stars | Sun | Universe

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Solar System, Planets, Comets...: QB 450 - 694
Astronomy: TL 700's

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Grade 6 Topic D: Evidence and Investigation

Apply observation and inference skills to recognize and interpret patterns and to distinguish a specific pattern from a group of similar patterns.
Apply knowledge of the properties and interactions of materials to the investigation and identification of a material sample.

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Forensic Sciences: HV 8073.8
Fingerprint Evidence: HV 6074
DNA Analysis: QP 624

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Grade 6 Topic E: Trees and Forests

Describe characteristics of trees and the interaction of trees with other living things in the local environment.

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Forest Ecology: QH 541.5
Forests & Forestry: SD 376
Forest Plant Life / Rain Forests: QH 86  

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Authorized Resources

Find other authorized resources by using the Alberta Education Authorized Resource Database.

For some great resources on all elementary science topics check these titles:

Aurora Watch