Mrs. Madison-6th Grade-ScienceOpen House Parent Survey - Coming in August!Important Dates (2015-2016)August 24 - First Day of SchoolSeptember 7 - Labor DaySeptember 16 - Early ReleaseSeptember 30 - Early ReleaseOctober 14 - Early ReleaseOctober 23 - Last Day of the QuarterOctober 26 - Teacher WorkdayOctober 27 - Quarter 2 BeginsvSCIENCE SYLLABUSTopics covered in 6th grade science class this year include: earth in space, matter, properties, structures and functions, ecosystems, forces and motion.HOMEWORK AND PROJECTS: Homework is not assigned on a regular basis. However, it used to reinforce concepts taught in class as well as to help teach responsibility. Students are expected to finish their classwork or labwork questions AT HOME if the assignment takes them longer than allotted class time. Different at-home projects will be assigned during the year which reflect and reinforce science inquiry skills.ABSENCES: Whenever your are absent, your table partner will be responsible for collecting any handouts, and placing them in the "Absences" mailbox at the end of class. Your partner will also be responsible for helping you get your notes caught up to date. Copies of handouts will be kept near the telephone in the classroom.IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU HAVE MISSED. YOU HAVE ONE DAY FOR EACH DAY MISSED TO MAKE UP WORK!