Science - Mrs. Schuman

Welcome to Mrs. Schuman's 6th Grade Earth Science Webpage!

  Earth as seen on July 6, 2015 from a distance of one million miles by a NASA scientific camera

Unit #8 - Weather and Climate

Essential Question:   How does Earth's atmosphere impact weather and climate?

 Students will explore how heat transfer in the atmosphere and at Earth's surface creates weather.  Students will learn how global weather patterns such as El Nino and La Nina affect New Mexico's weather.  Students will collect weather data and investigate weather forecasting.  They will explore the evidence behind global warming and how it is impacting Earth's climate

Please click on the "calendar" link on the left to see the daily agenda in my class.  You can also click on the "Useful Links" tab to find folders.  The folders are labeled by unit and will contain all files that I have used in that unit.  If your student has lost an assignment, you should be able to find it in the unit folder.  Finally, you will find a PDF file of the textbook in this folder.

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