Welcome to Mr. Palladino's Team 6-2 Earth and Space Science Course

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Course Description

  • During sixth grade, students will be given the opportunity to delve into the interesting subject of earth and space science, which include the branches of geology, astronomy and meteorology, to name a few.  Throughout the school year learners will be challenged to master new vocabulary, respond to thought provoking writing prompts, perform laboratory investigations, create interesting projects, and collaborate with peers, among many other activities.   Students will be exposed to many topics that will prepare them for the next level of their educational careersTopics that we cover will include:
              1.  Scientific Inquiry (The Nature of Science and the Scientific Method)
              2.  Exploring Earth- The structure and composition of Earth
              3.  Geologic Changes- Earth Dynamics and Plate Tectonics
              4.  Weather and Climate
              5.  Water and Other Resources
              6.  Exploring the Universe- Space and the Solar System

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