Grade 6 Science
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Understanding Adaptation to Specific Habitats
During a dream, Jesse adapts to his environment by growing an extra pair of arms. Jesse and Seka pay one more visit to their wetland where Tabby helps them figure out how species have adapted to living there, how they interrelate and how they depend on this environment for survival.
Presentation of Findings: Understanding Human Impact
Jesse and Seka prepare and present their findings to members of city council, their teacher and fellow students. They speak about the importance of maintaining wetlands for the many creatures, plants and people that depend on the wetlands.
Identification Practice and Understanding Classification Systems
Jesse dreams of being lost in the woods and starving. When he reaches for some red berries Seka reminds him that they could be poisonous. Jesse and Seka learn about different ways of classifying life forms and discover that classification is something that we do all the time.
Discovering the World of Biodiversity
Jesse and Seka must come up with a science project on biodiversity. They ask for help from Seka's sister, Tabby, a biologist, is surveying the life of a cattail marsh in order to build a case for its preservation.
Classification Practice and Learning About Microorganisms
Jesse wakes up from a nightmare and freaks out when he realizes that his body is host to millions of microorganisms. Jesse and Seka meet a scientist at the wetland who introduces them to the world of slimy algae, useful bacteria and millions of other microorganisms.
Butterflies. Lifecycles and Survival Strategies
This informative documentary uses close up and time-lapse photography to illustrate the details of the life cycle of the butterfly. It also highlights certain survival strategies that help to protect the butterfly at different stages of its development. The program examines egg laying and hatchin...