PYP 6 2010/2011
How the World Works: Earth and Solar System
In this unit, students inquire more into the world of science, especially the study of Earth and Solar System. Students are exploring some natural phenomena caused by the position of Erath in the Solar System through the lens of scientific principal and method; how the phenomena are seen and analyzed by scientific method. In the final project, students choose one the natural phenomena and express their understanding on the analysis of how the natural phenomena happen based on basic scientific principles. Students need to demonstrate their understanding by doing scientific experiment.
Students display excellent research skills as well as thinking skills since they are going to demonstrate their understanding of the natural phenomena by having a scientific experiment. Also students need to organize the result of their experiment by writing a scientific report and analyze based on the basic scientific principles.
Below are some files of planner and resources that I used in teaching Earth and Solar System unit.
Download file UOI How the World Works Highlights
Download planner Lesson Plan How the World works
Download file scientific-method-handout
Download file scientific-method-poster