Grade 6 Online Program

Program Options

Exploring Extreme Environments (60mins)
How do scientists locate planets in solar systems beyond ours and how do they know so much about distant planets? Discover more about exoplanets (planets in other solar system), and how scientists use Earth-based environments as analogues for studying environments on other planets.

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The Universe (60mins)
Travel from Earth through our solar system and into the universe beyond our Milky Way galaxy. Students will be introduced to some of the recent discoveries that expand our understanding of the universe.

Curriculum Connections

Programs are framed around key inquiry questions and provide opportunities for students to apply curricular competencies such as observation and questioning while developing a more in-depth understanding of key content areas. We are committed to a respectful and holistic approach to Indigenous knowledge by acknowledging the First Peoples’ Principles of Learning.

Ideas:
The solar system is part of the Milky Way, which is one of billions of galaxies.

Content:
Overall scale, structure, and age of the universe.
The position, motion, and components of our solar system in our galaxy.
Extreme environments, including contributions of Canadians to exploration technology.

Curricular Competencies

Questioning and Predicting
Demonstrate a sustained curiosity about a scientific topic or problem of personal interest.
Planning and Conducting
Choose appropriate data to collect to answer their questions.
Processing and Analyzing Data and Information
Compare data with predictions and develop explanations for results.
Evaluating
Suggest improvements to their investigation methods.
Applying and Innovating
Co-operatively design projects.
Communicating
Communicate ideas, explanations, and processes in a variety of ways.

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Call:  604.738.7827 ext. 241
Fax:  604.736.5665

Looking for other options?
Contact [email protected] or 604.738.7827 ext. 241 to discuss all package options.