6th Grade Howell Township Science Curriculum
• the academic calendar for Science is divided into two semesters
• your child will only be enrolled in science for ONE semester
• 84-minute classes are Mon-Fri. and span approximately five months.
• missing one-semester class is equivalent to missing one and a half days of school.  

Semester/ Bundled Model
Each system bundle is divided into sub-folders in a linear structure.
Science is offered over one semester (half-year) and is divided into two assessment periods.
Each class period is 84 minutes.

NGSS Middle School Science Expectations

demonstrate greater capacity for connecting knowledge across engineering and sciences.

deeper connections between concepts previously learned in grades K–5
• collecting evidence 
• drawing conclusions
• understanding relationships 
• critical thinking
• designing effective solutions