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Standard - S6CS1

Standard Detail
Description S6CS1 Students will explore the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
a.  Understand the importance of—and keep—honest, clear, and accurate records in science.
b.  Understand that hypotheses are valuable if they lead to fruitful investigations, even if the hypotheses turn out not to be completely accurate descriptions.
Implementation Date 04/10/2006
Status State Approved
Type Georgia Performance Standard
Grades 6   
Subject Science
Program Concentration  
Career Pathway  

Unit Development Template - GA Approved (3)
  Earth Science - The structure of the Earth and Plate Tectonics
  Sixth Grade Scientific Method and Inquiry
  The History of the Earth

Assessment Development Tool - GA Approved (0)
Nothing to display.

Teaching Activity - GA Approved (3)
  Goldilocks - An introduction to the scientific method. Part One (1)
  Iniquiry - M.A.G.I.C. Consortium Teaching Activity
  Review of Variables and constants using the pendulum
Performance Task - GA Approved (7)
  Ateroids, Comets, and Meteors (General Task)
  How does Erosion and Deposition Change the Surface of the Earth?
  Planets (Sternberg Task)
  Positions of Earth, Moon, and Sun (Teired Task)
  Understanding Moon Phases (Tiered Task)
  Views of Earth’s Formation
  What is in Our Trash? (Sternberg Task)

Learning Activity - GA Approved (8)
  Characteristics of the Layers of the Earth
  Eclipses (Inquiry Activity)
  Effects of the Movement of Tectonic Plates
  How Does Human Activity Impact Soil Erosion? (Tiered Activity)
  Mapping the Topography of the Ocean Floor (Tiered Activity)
  Reason for the Seasons (General Activity)
  What is in Our Soil?
  Where in the World is the Water? (Tiered Activity)

Aligned Resources - GA Approved (8)
Association of Science and Technology Centers
Developmental Proteins in Drosophila
Educational Space Simulations Project
Peace Begins With You
Shape of Life - Animal Investigations
Shape of Life - Animal Investigations
Snapshots of Science & Medicine
Weather, Geography, and the Internet