Link to the NYS Middle School Science Standards

    The Three Dimensions of the NGSS

    Here are the topics we will be exploring in sixth grade science this year:

    Physical Science
    Topic 1: Introduction to Matter
    Topic 2: Solids, Liquids, and Gases
    Topic 3: Energy
    Topic 4: Thermal Energy
    Earth Science
    Topic 5: Introduction to Earth's Systems
    Topic 6: Weather in the Atmosphere
    Topic 7: Minerals and Rocks in the Geosphere
    Topic 8: Plate Tectonics
    Topic 9: Earth's Surface Systems
    Life Science
    Topic 10: Living Things in the Biosphere