6th Grade Science with Ms. Northrop - Ballston Spa Middle School

  • "Think and Wonder, Wonder and Think"

    6th grade is a new and exciting year for students! Not only are they changing classes, but they get to have each class for 1 hour, 4 days per week.  Our science classroom is designed for hands on learning and activities that deepen students' knowledge and understanding. 

    Grades are calculated as follows:

    • Homework = 20%,
    • Classwork = 40%,
    • Assessments = 40%

    Our 6th grade science curriculum will include the following topics:

    • Environmental Science
    • Metric Measurement and Graphing
    • Scientific Method
    • Rocks & Minerals
    • Microscopes and Small Things
    • Human Body: Anatomy and Physiology
    • Worm and Frog: Anatomy and Physiology
    • Embryology
    • Energy Conservation

    Communication is key between myself, students, and parents/guardians.  I check my email frequently throughtout the day, evening, and on weekends.  Please feel free to contact me at anytime via email at hnorthrop@bscsd.org