School Program

Science – Grade 6

Tree to Stick

  • Students recognize the different characteristics of trees in their local environment, and why wood is a good material for making hockey sticks.

Gold Medal Mystery

  • Students use their knowledge of paper chromatography to solve this crime.
Hockey in Space
  • In this inquiry based project students research a planet in our solar system, and think of the special accommodations required to play hockey on that planet.

Streamlining Hockey

  • Students will apply their knowledge of aerodynamics to improve hockey equipment to become more streamlined.

Flying to the Olympics

  • Students learn the vocabulary used to describe the controls and major components of an aircraft.  They use that vocabulary in a “Flying to the Olympics” passage.

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