Welcome to Mr. Palladino's Team 6-2 Earth and Space Science Course
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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 careers. Topics that we cover will include:1. Scientific Inquiry (The Nature of Science and the Scientific Method)
2. Exploring Earth- The structure and composition of Earth3. Geologic Changes- Earth Dynamics and Plate Tectonics4. Weather and Climate5. Water and Other Resources6. Exploring the Universe- Space and the Solar System