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Grade 6 Science and Technology Topics Summary

Topic 1: Parts of a Plant: Leaves, Stem, Leaves, and Roots

Plants are a major part of the environment. A plant is made of different parts including flowers, roots, leaves, the stem and more. Identify these parts on a diagram and read on their features and functions. Explore the main types of roots; tap root and fibrous roots and their differences.

Topic 2: Invertebrates (Animals and their Environment)

Invertebrates are animals without a backbone. Read on the main categories of invertebrates including insects, arachnids, and Millipedes and centipedes. Learn the advantages of various invertebrates to the environment and more so to us, humans.

Topic 3: Human Circulatory System - The Human Body

The human circulatory system is composed mainly of the heart, the blood, and blood vessels. Observe diagrams to see the various parts of the heart and their features and functions. Read on the types of blood vessels and their functions. Learn and understand the four main blood groups and read on blood transfusion.

Topic 4: Human Reproductive System - The Human Body

The human reproductive system is divided into male reproductive system and the female reproductive system. Read on the male and female reproductive systems and learn on the functions of major parts of both systems. Further, read on the physical changes that occur in boys and girls during adolescence.

Topic 5: Properties of Matter - Expansion and Contraction and Composition of Air

In Grade 4, you were introduced to states of matter. Now, learn on expansion and contraction of liquids, gases, and liquids and how they are applied in real life. Did you know air is made up of different gases? Read on the composition of air and how different gases are used in everyday life.

Topic 6: Environment - Water Conservation

What is water conservation? Water conservation means to use water properly by avoiding wastage. Read on the different methods of water conservation, including reusing water, harvesting rain water, mulching, and more. Learn how you can conserve water at school and at home.

Topic 7: Force and Energy - Friction, Light Energy, and Machines

Read about friction and how it is used in everyday life and helps in walking, rubbing the board, lighting a matchstick. Learn how you can increase and reduce friction. Further, read and understand light energy, more so refection. Through reflection, you can look yourself in the mirror. What are other applications of refection. Finally, read on machines and examples of inclined planes.

Notes You'll Find Interesting

Living Things: GRADE 4 Science and Technology Activities

Read on Living and non-living things in the environment, characteristics of plants and animals, and vertebrates and invertebrates and their examples. Explore the human digestive system and the functions of some of the major organs, including the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and the small and large intestines.

Force and Its Effects: GRADE 4 Science and Technology Activities

Force is defined as a push or a pull. Read on the effects of force on a object's movement and shape. Learn the basics of sound, heat and light energy. Further, read on levers and understand the different parts of a lever.

Living Things - Classification of Plants and Animals: GRADE 5 Science and Technology Activities

Plants and animals are living things. However, each has specific subgroups. Read on how plants are classified into flowering and non-flowering plants. Further, read on fungi and the importance of fungi in economic environments. Read on the five major categories of animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, and the characteristics of each group. Finally learn about the five senses of human beings.

Health Education - Water borne diseases and External and Internal Parasites: GRADE 5 Science and Technology Activities

Read on the common Waterborne diseases including Bilharzia, typhoid, and cholera, their signs and symptoms and how they can be prevented. Further, read on internal and internal parasites that are found on animals, including human beings such as jiggers, fleas, and worms.

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