NS Science 6

Hardcover | March 24, 2008

byJonathan Bocknek, Jennifer Burnell, Barry Edgar

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Nova Scotia Science 6 meets all of the requirements of Nova Scotia's latest Science 6 Curriculum.

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Nova Scotia Science 6 meets all of the requirements of Nova Scotia's latest Science 6 Curriculum.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11 × 8.6 × 0.7 inPublished:March 24, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070988501

ISBN - 13:9780070988507

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Table of Contents

Contents

Safety in Science
Scavenger Hunt Textbook Tour

Unit 1 Electricity

Chapter 1 Investigating and Controlling Electricity

Starting Point Activity 1-A: Static, Static, Everywhere
1.1 Static Electricity
1.2 Making Connections
1.3 Electrical Circuits
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary

Chapter 2 Power to You

Starting Point Activity 2-A: Electric Lunch
2.1 Using Electricity
2.2 Using the Electromagnetic
2.3 Renewable Sources of Electricity
2.4 Consuming and Conserving Electrical Energy
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary
Unit 1 Conversation with an Elder: Dr. Elsie Charles Basque
Unit 1 Ask an Electrical Engineer: Andrew Gergely
Unit 1 Project: Building Communities

Unit 2 Flight

Chapter 3 Achieving and Maintaining Flight

Starting Point Activity 3-A: Paper Toss
3.1 Forces That Act During Flight: Gravity and Lift
3.2 Forces That Act During Flight: Drag and Thrust
3.3 Powered Flight
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary

Chapter 4 Flight Design

Starting Point Activity 4-A: FrisbeeT Flight
4.1 Designing Aircraft
4.2 Motion and Control
4.3 Flight-From the Past Into the Future
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary
Unit 2 Conversation with an Elder: Joe B. Marshall
Unit 2 Ask a Commercial Pilot: Bep Hardy-Mattern
Unit 2 Project: Flight in the Year 2030

Unit 3 Space

Chapter 5 What Is Out There?

Starting Point Activity 5-A: Exploring Your Home Province
5.1 Observing the Sky
5.2 Events on Earth and Events in the Sky
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary

Chapter 6 Close, Far Away, and Really Far Away

Starting Point Activity 6-A: What Happened to the Moon?
6.1 Inside the Solar System
6.2 Stars and Constellations
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary
Unit 3 Ask a Program Scientist: Dr. Victoria Hipkin
Unit 3 Ask a Project Engineer: Daniel Rey
Unit 3 Project: Wanted: A Junior Astronaut

Unit 4 Diversity of Life

Chapter 7 Classifying Living Things

Starting Point Activity 7-A: What Am I?
7.1 Grouping Living Things
7.2 The Kingdoms of Life
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary

Chapter 8 Living Things and Their Adaptations

Starting Point Activity 8-A: Home, Sweet Home
8.1 Adaptations
8.2 Adaptations and Change
Prepare Your Own Chapter Summary
Unit 4 Conversation with an Elder: Sheldon Googoo
Unit 4 Conversation with Elders: Patrick and Eleanor Johnson
Unit 4 Project: Design a Plant for Its Habitat

Glossary
Index
Credits