On the first day of school, grade 6 students were given 20 minutes and asked to come up with innovative design solutions to improve the design or functioning of a reusable water bottle. Here are some of their ideas. What are your ideas? Please take a moment and share your ideas about improving a water bottle.
These two students were curious about this question and they used math to come up with an answer which may surprise you!
These two students decided to use their math unit on Ratios and Rates to prove which video game has the best value. Check out their video to see the winner!
In grade 6, one of the units is Ecosystems. This student was curious about the Arctic ecosystem. Continue reading “Student wants to help reduce Global Warming!”
Check out these instructional videos created by grade 6 students to teach about various ecosystem topics from diversity to abiotic and biotic factors.
This grade 6 ELL student spent time learning about various organelles of a cell system while also learning about the system he chose to compare it to; the airboard. As he learned about the mitochondria and how it makes energy for a cell, he was curious about the energy of his system and he came up with a What if.
What if, the airboard could produce its own energy?
A middle schooler was curious about a fuzzy growth in her ecosystem and using a microscope, she found this organism on her slide.
A grade 6 student is creating her own ecosystem
in class in order to learn about ecosystems in science class. She was curious if anything was living in her pond water and we took a slide and discovered this species Continue reading “What is this micro-organism?”
This student chose to be curious about her roller blades. As she went through the science unit on ‘Cells’, she chose to use her knowledge gained from a cell to improve the comfort of her roller blades.