Science 6: Ecology and Resources

The science curriculum in grade six emphasizes the study of earth sciences. Students at this age are increasing their awareness of the enviornment and are ready to learn more. The standards in grade six present many of the foundations of geology and geophysics, including plate tectonics and earth structure, topography, and energy.; The material is linked to resource management and ecology, building on what students have learned in previous grades. The grade six program forms a strong foundation for literacy in earth science.