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Name: Big Idea 3

Date: Day: Period: 1. How is a scientific theory different from

everyday theories?
End of Course Exam 6th Grade Review

Big Idea 1
2. What is a scientific theory? Give an example.
1. What are the parts of the Scientific Method?

3. What is a scientific law? Give an example.

2. Why is it important for scientific investigations
to be replicable?

4. How can scientists use models?

3. What is the difference between the three different

types of scientific investigations? (research,
observation, experimentation) Big Idea 6

1. How is the Earths surface affected by erosion?

4. What would scientists do if they concluded

different results during a scientific investigation? 2. How is the Earths surface affected by

5. What are two ways that science involves

creativity? 3. How is the Earths surface affected by
physical/mechanical weathering?

6. What does durable mean?

4. How is the Earths surface affected chemical
Big Idea 2

1. How is scientific thinking different from other

activities involving thought? 5. What is a landform?

2. Explain how scientific knowledge is open to 6. Describe following 7 different types of

change. landforms. Which of them are found in Florida?


3. What kind of backgrounds do scientists come Dune:

from? Mountain:


River: 3. What are the differences between prokaryotic

cells and eukaryotic cells?

Big Idea 7
4. What are the 3 parts of the cell theory?
3. How is heat transferred by conduction?

2. What three spheres are interacting if colder

winter temperatures are forming ice on the tundra
and animals are going into hibernation?
5. What are the 8 organelles found in both plant
and animal cells.

3. Name two of the 4 things the atmosphere

provides living things. 6. What are the 3 organelles that are only found in
plant cells.

7. What is the difference between active and
4. Why does unequal heating of air, land and water passive transport?
cause wind?

8. What is the difference between osmosis and

5. What is the difference between climate and diffusion?

12. What is the function of each of the following

6. What part of the water cycle provides what is organ systems? Name an organ found in each.
needed for the formation of rain clouds?

7. How do you stay safe during severe weather? Circulatory/Cardiovascular:

Big Idea 14 Integumentary:

1. What are the 6 characteristics of living things?


2. What are the 7 levels of organization going from Respiratory:

smallest to largest.

Big Idea 13

Nervous: 1. Explain how forces can act on an object by direct


2. Explain how forces can act on an object from a

3. Explain how gravity is affected by mass and

13. Describe the 4 types of infectious diseases. distance.
Virus: Parasite:

4. What is the difference between an unbalanced

Bacteria: Fungi:
force and a balanced force? Give an example of

Big Idea 15

1. How are living things classified? 5. A kangaroo hops 60 m to the east in 5 s. What is
the kangaroos average speed?

2. What are the different levels of classification?

6. Kira jogs to a store 72 m away in a time of 36 s.
What is Kiras average speed?
3. Describe the different Domains.

7. John enjoys riding his bike. He peddles with a

4. Describe the different Kingdoms. force of 200 N against a wind that exerts a force of
50 N. The friction between the tires of the bike and
dirt road is 25 N. What is the net force acting on
Johns bike?
Big Idea 11
A. 75 N against the wind
1. What is the Law of Conservation of Energy?
B. 125 N against the wind

C. 150 N against the wind

2. What is the difference between kinetic and
potential energy? D. 175 N against the wind