Holidays

What's New: Science Worksheets and Study Guides

American Symbols & HolidaysThanksgiving Day
Living and Nonliving Kindergarten Science
All About Me Kindergarten Science
Weather Kindergarten Science
All About Plants Kindergarten Science
Matter Kindergarten Science
All About Me Kindergarten Science

Tennessee Standards for Sixth Grade Science

TN.10. Physical Science: Energy

CS.10. Various forms of energy are constantly being transformed into other types without any net loss of energy from the system.

GQ.10. What basic energy related ideas are essential for understanding the dependency of the natural and man-made worlds on energy?
0607.10. Checks for Understanding
0607.10.1. Compare potential and kinetic energy.0607.10.2. Create a poster that illustrates different forms of potential energy.0607.10.3. Design a model that demonstrates a specific energy transformation.0607.10.4. Explain why a variety of energy transformations illustrate the Law of Conservation of Energy.
GLE.0607.10. Grade Level Expectations
GLE.0607.10.1. Compare and contrast the three forms of potential energy.GLE.0607.10.2. Analyze various types of energy transformations.GLE.0607.10.3. Explain the principles underlying the Law of Conservation of Energy.
SPI.0607.10. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0607.10.1. Distinguish among gravitational potential energy, elastic potential energy, and chemical potential energy.SPI.0607.10.2. Interpret the relationship between potential and kinetic energy.SPI.0607.10.3. Recognize that energy can be transformed from one type to another.SPI.0607.10.4. Explain the Law of Conservation of Energy using data from a variety of energy transformations.

TN.12. Physical Science: Forces in Nature

CS.12. Everything in the universe exerts a gravitational force on everything else; there is an interplay between magnetic fields and electrical currents.

GQ.12. What are the scientific principles that explain gravity and electromagnetism?
0607.12. Checks for Understanding
0607.12.1. Prepare a poster that illustrates how electricity passes though a simple circuit to produce heat, light, or sound.
GLE.0607.12. Grade Level Expectations
GLE.0607.12.1. Describe how simple circuits are associated with the transfer of electrical energy.
SPI.0607.12. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0607.12.1. Identify how simple circuits are associated with the transfer of electrical energy when heat, light, sound, and chemical changes are produced.

TN.2. Life Science: Interdependence

CS.2. All life is interdependent and interacts with the environment.

GQ.2. How do living things interact with one another and with the non-living elements of their environment?
0607.2. Checks for Understanding
0607.2.1. Compare and contrast the different methods used by organisms to obtain nutrition in a biological community.0607.2.2. Create a graphic organizer that illustrates how biotic and abiotic elements of an environment interact.0607.2.3. Use a food web or energy pyramid to demonstrate the interdependence of organisms within a specific biome.0607.2.4. Create poster presentations to illustrate differences among the world's major biomes.
GLE.0607.2. Grade Level Expectations
GLE.0607.2.1. Examine the roles of consumers, producers, and decomposers in a biological community.GLE.0607.2.2. Describe how matter and energy are transferred through an ecosystem.GLE.0607.2.3. Draw conclusions from data about interactions between the biotic and abiotic elements of a particular environment.GLE.0607.2.4. Analyze the environments and the interdependence among organisms found in the world's major biomes.
SPI.0607.2. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0607.2.1. Classify organisms as producers, consumers, scavengers, or decomposers according to their role in a food chain or food web.SPI.0607.2.2. Interpret how materials and energy are transferred through an ecosystem.SPI.0607.2.3. Identify the biotic and abiotic elements of the major biomes.SPI.0607.2.4. Identify the environmental conditions and interdependencies among organisms found in the major biomes.

TN.6. Earth and Space Science: The Universe

CS.6. The cosmos is vast and explored well enough to know its basic structure and operational principles.

GQ.6. What big ideas guide human understanding about the origin and structure of the universe, Earth's place in the cosmos, and observable motions and patterns in the sky?
0607.6. Checks for Understanding
0607.6.1. Use data to draw conclusions about the major components of the universe.0607.6.2. Construct a model of the solar system showing accurate positional relationships and relative distances.0607.6.3. Investigate how the earth, sun, and moon are responsible for a day, lunar cycle, and year.0607.6.5. Illustrate the positions of the earth, moon, and sun during specific tidal conditions.0607.6.6. Diagram the relationship of the earth and sun that accounts for the seasons.0607.6.7. Model the positions of the earth, moon, and sun during solar and lunar eclipses.
GLE.0607.6. Grade Level Expectations
GLE.0607.6.1. Analyze information about the major components of the universe.GLE.0607.6.2. Describe the relative distance of objects in the solar system from earth.GLE.0607.6.3. Explain how the positional relationships among the earth, moon, and sun control the length of the day, lunar cycle, and year.GLE.0607.6.4. Describe the different stages in the lunar cycle.GLE.0607.6.5. Produce a model to demonstrate how the moon produces tides.GLE.0607.6.6. Illustrate the relationship between the seasons and the earth-sun system.GLE.0607.6.7. Describe the causes of lunar and solar eclipses.
SPI.0607.6. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0607.6.1. Use data to draw conclusions about the major components of the universe.SPI.0607.6.3. Distinguish among a day, lunar cycle, and year based on the movements of the earth, sun, and moon.SPI.0607.6.4. Explain the different phases of the moon using a model of the earth, moon, and sun.SPI.0607.6.5. Predict the types of tides that occur when the earth and moon occupy various positions.SPI.0607.6.6. Use a diagram that shows the positions of the earth and sun to explain the four seasons.SPI.0607.6.7. Explain the difference between a solar and a lunar eclipse.

TN.8. Earth and Space Science: The Atmosphere

CS.8. The earth is surrounded by an active atmosphere and an energy system that controls the distribution life, local weather, climate, and global temperature.

GQ.8. How do the physical characteristics and the chemical makeup of the atmosphere influence surface processes and life on Earth?
0607.8. Checks for Understanding
0607.8.1. Recognize how convection currents in the atmosphere produce wind.0607.8.3. Design an experiment to demonstrate how ocean currents are associated with the sun's energy.0607.8.4. Analyze ocean temperature data to demonstrate how these conditions affect the weather in nearby land masses.0607.8.5. Interpret data found on ocean current maps.0607.8.6. Use data collected from instruments such as a barometer, thermometer, psychrometer, and anemometer to describe local weather conditions.
GLE.0607.8. Grade Level Expectations
GLE.0607.8.2. Describe how the sun's energy produces the wind.GLE.0607.8.3. Investigate the relationship between currents and oceanic temperature differences.GLE.0607.8.4. Analyze meteorological data to predict weather conditions.
SPI.0607.8. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0607.8.1. Analyze data to identify events associated with heat convection in the atmosphere.SPI.0607.8.2. Recognize the connection between the sun's energy and the wind.SPI.0607.8.3. Describe how temperature differences in the ocean account for currents.SPI.0607.8.4. Interpret meteorological data to make predictions about the weather.

TN.Inq. Inquiry

CS.Inq. Understandings about scientific inquiry and the ability to conduct inquiry are essential for living in the 21st century.

GQ.Inq. What tools, skills, knowledge, and dispositions are needed to conduct scientific inquiry?
0607.Inq. Checks for Understanding
0607.Inq.2. Identify tools and techniques needed to gather, organize, analyze, and interpret data collected from a moderately complex scientific investigation.0607.Inq.3. Use evidence from a dataset to determine cause and effect relationships that explain a phenomenon.0607.Inq.5. Design a method to explain the results of an investigation using descriptions, explanations, or models.
GLE.0607.Inq. Grade Level Expectations
GLE.0607.Inq.1. Design and conduct open ended scientific investigations.GLE.0607.Inq.2. Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, organize, analyze, and interpret data.GLE.0607.Inq.3. Synthesize information to determine cause and effect relationships between evidence and explanations.GLE.0607.Inq.5. Communicate scientific understanding using descriptions, explanations, and models.
SPI.0607.Inq. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0607.Inq.3. Interpret and translate data into a table, graph, or diagram.SPI.0607.Inq.4. Draw a conclusion that establishes a cause and effect relationship supported by evidence.

TN.T/E. Technology and Engineering

CS.T/E. Society benefits when engineers apply scientific discoveries to design materials and processes that develop into enabling technologies.

GQ.T/E. How do science concepts, engineering skills, and applications of technology improve the quality of life?
0607.T/E. Checks for Understanding
0607.T/E.1. Use appropriate tools to test for strength, hardness, and flexibility of materials.0607.T/E.3. Explore how the unintended consequences of new technologies can impact society.
SPI.0607.T/E. State Performance Indicators
SPI.0607.T/E.4. Differentiate between adaptive and assistive bioengineered products (e.g., food, biofuels, medicines, integrated pest management).

NewPath Learning resources are fully aligned to US Education Standards. Select a standard below to view correlations to your selected resource:

21st Century Skills FrameworkAlabama Common Core StandardsAlabama StandardsAlaska StandardsArizona Common Core StandardsArizona StandardsArkansas Common Core StandardsArkansas StandardsCalifornia Common Core StandardsCalifornia StandardsColorado StandardsCommon Core State StandardsConnecticut Common Core StandardsConnecticut StandardsDelaware Common Core StandardsDelaware StandardsFlorida Common Core StandardsFlorida Standards (NGSSS)Georgia Common Core StandardsGeorgia StandardsHawaii Common Core StandardsHawaii StandardsIdaho Common Core StandardsIdaho StandardsIllinois Common Core StandardsIllinois StandardsIndiana Common Core StandardsIndiana StandardsIowa Common Core StandardsIowa Core StandardsKansas Common Core StandardsKansas StandardsKentucky Common Core StandardsKentucky StandardsLouisiana Common Core StandardsLouisiana StandardsMaine Common Core StandardsMaine StandardsMaryland Common Core StandardsMaryland StandardsMassachusetts Common Core StandardsMassachusetts StandardsMichigan Common Core StandardsMichigan StandardsMinnesota Common Core StandardsMinnesota StandardsMississippi Common Core StandardsMississippi StandardsMissouri Common Core StandardsMissouri StandardsMontana Common Core StandardsMontana StandardsNational STEM StandardsNebraska StandardsNevada Common Core StandardsNevada StandardsNew Hampshire Common Core StandardsNew Hampshire StandardsNew Jersey Common Core StandardsNew Jersey StandardsNew Mexico Common Core StandardsNew Mexico StandardsNew York Common Core StandardsNew York StandardsNext Generation Science StandardsNorth Carolina Common Core StandardsNorth Carolina StandardsNorth Dakota Common Core StandardsNorth Dakota StandardsOhio Common Core StandardsOhio StandardsOklahoma Common Core StandardsOklahoma StandardsOregon Common Core StandardsOregon StandardsPennsylvania Common Core StandardsPennsylvania StandardsRhode Island Common Core StandardsRhode Island StandardsSouth Carolina Common Core StandardsSouth Carolina StandardsSouth Dakota Common Core StandardsSouth Dakota StandardsTennessee Common Core StandardsTennessee StandardsTexas TEKS StandardsU.S. National StandardsUtah Common Core StandardsUtah StandardsVermont Common Core StandardsVermont StandardsVirgin Islands Common Core StandardsVirginia StandardsWashington Common Core StandardsWashington DC Common Core StandardsWashington DC StandardsWashington StandardsWest Virginia Common Core StandardsWest Virginia StandardsWisconsin Common Core StandardsWisconsin StandardsWyoming Common Core StandardsWyoming Standards