Texas Grade 6

New and expanded TEKS for grade 6 science cover everything from compounds and mixtures to plate tectonics. We have assembled a suite of student components, including videos, interactivities, and lessons for each and every new or expanded grade 6 science TEKS. Correlated to the "5 E" model of Engage/Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate, our materials provide your students with the knowledge and skills they need to master the TEKS while teacher components provide background and teacher support.

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Classifying Life Video: What Can You Explore in a Swamp?

Let the Untamed Science crew engage your students in TEKS 12C and 12D as they travel to the swamp to explore the characteristics of living things.

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Matter Interactivity: Will It Float? Density of Solids and Liquids

This guided virtual lab is full of questions to assess student understanding of density, the subject of TEKS 6B.

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Earth's Changing Surface Interactivity: Changing Earth's Crust

TEKS 10C and 10D require that students understand the basic mechanics of plate tectonics. This narrated animation enables your students to observe the ways Earth's crust is shaped by plate movement, from the formation of deep-ocean trenches to mountain ranges. Questions assess comprehension.

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Solar System Interactivity: Planet Impact

Bring the universe into your classroom and explore TEKS 11B with this fun interactivity from NASA. Students will learn about the variables that affect the path of a comet through space and understand the important role gravity plays in the motion of celestial objects.

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Matter Lesson Review: Elements and Compounds

Assess student comprehension of TEKS 5A and 5C with this set of question that require students to differentiate elements and compounds and use chemical symbols and formulas.

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Matter Spanish Lesson Review: Elements and Compounds

This component provides a complete Spanish translation of the TEKS 5A/5C lesson review for your English Language Learners.