Monthly Archives: September 2012

Characteristics of Living Things

What makes something alive? As we are learn about the characteristics of  living things, students can use the resources below to help with their understanding. CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- All living things: Have cells Sense and respond to change Reproduce … Continue reading

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The Smallest Unit of Life

THE CELL How big is a cell? Let’s compare it to everyday objects and see. Cells in scale- This is great!  http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/scale/ Investigate the world of an animal or plant cell. Inside a Cell-Look inside to see and hear the … Continue reading

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Week 1, Science, 2012-2013

Welcome to 6th grade science at Freeport Middle School. By now you have had a chance to read through and sign the expectation sheet and are now ready to begin our class. Because teamwork and working in a group is … Continue reading

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