Science Homework For 6th Graders

6th grade science worksheets PDF downloads

6th grade science worksheets PDF downloads. Features activities on: chemical reactions, diseases, their causes, spread, the Earth and solar system, the Earth's core and rocks, electrical circuits, energy and energy transfer, heat, heredity and genes, light, reflection, refraction etc, nutrition, orbits and phase, ecosystem, producers and consumers and more. Each worksheet is a free downlaodable pdf file with and answer key attached on the second page. These resouraces will serve teachers and parents both at home and in school. A sheet can be printed and used as a homework supplement or a classroom test. Please share this page to your groups.


Learn about light, light waves, reflection and refraction of light, colors, opacity and more

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Learn about nutrition in this worksheet. Learn about healthy diets, role of nutrients & more.

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Orbits & Phases

Learn about orbits and phases, learn about how long it takes for the Earth to rotate, see a full moon etc.

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Producers, Consumers, Dec.

Identify producers, consumers and decomposers in an ecosystem based on pictures of each shown.

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Electrical circuits

Electrical circuit diagrams worksheet. 6th graders learn about the role of a battery, switch, bulb etc

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Genes &Heredity

Learn about genes, learn how some traits are transmitted from generation to generation.

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Energy & Energy Transfer

Learn about how energy moves through materials, learn about waves and their characteristics.

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Heat and movement of heat through materials, (e.g. convection in fluids), reflection, refraction etc.

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Chemical reactions

Physical and chemical reactions, what happens when substances combine, get burned etc..

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Diseases and their spread mechanisms, learn about prevention methods & hygeine.

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Earth & Solar System

The Earth and the solar system, learn about the 8 planets and their positions relative to one another.

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Earth's Core & Rocks

The Earth is made up of many layers from inner core right to the surface. Learn about their characteristics.

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Cells & functions

Learn some functions of parts of cells and more information about cells.

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Characteristics of cells

Worksheet on some facts bout cells and their characteristics. PDF printable

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Classification of animals

Identification of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians and more. Pdf activity

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Vertebrates, Invertebrates

Distinguish between vertebrates and invertebrates on this activity worksheet. Print pdf.

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Definition of some key concepts related to ecosystems, pdf worksheet for 5th grade

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Electricty & Mg.tism.

What is electricity, a switch, circuit, magnetic field etc. Print and learn

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Fossils & Extinction

This worksheet about fossils, fossilization, extinction of animals & causes.

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Properties of materials

Larn about the properties of materials and everyday objects. Print and practice.

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Laboratory work

Read and interprete the data on the piecharts. Also plot a graphh, pdf sheet.

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Weather Trackers

Learn how to interprete some weather and climate data from weather trackers.

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Label Flower

Learn about mixtures, methods of separating mixtures, distunguishing between both.

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Climate data reading and predictions worksheet, read graphs, temperature, rainfall etc.

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Reading thermometers

Teach students how to read thermometer readings in degrees, mercury level etc.

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Weekly Temperature

Teach students how to read weekly temperature data on this worksheet and learn predictions.

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Force & Motion

Learn about different forces, friction, gravity, motion, speed, acceleration and more. pdf.

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Heat Flow

Diagrams and illustrations for 4th graders to learn predicting heat flow across materials.

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Science Topics

We cover topics on: weather, animals, ecosystems, life cycles, laboratory readings, fossils, plants, adaptation, force, mixtures, classification etc.

Science practice for kids

Free Science Worksheets

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Earth Sciences

Earthquake Word Search Puzzle - Find and circle words related to earthquakes such as seismograph, liquefaction, and epicenter in this educational word search puzzle.
Earthquakes and Volcanoes - Identify sentences and sentence fragments on this science worksheet.
Volcano Maze - Preschool-second grade students will enjoy getting through the maze and coloring the picture of a volcano.
Secret Message Worksheet 1 - Students will have fun decoding this message about solar energy.
Alphabetizing Alternative Fuels - This worksheet could accompany a science or environmental unit and promotes vocabulary, spelling, and alphabetizing skills.
Alternative Fuels - Can you find the names of the alternate fuels in this puzzle?
A Short History of Natural Gas - Read the passage and answer the multiple choice questions about the history of natural gas.
Hurricane Scramble - Students will unscramble the names of twenty sea creatures and draw a picture of their favorite ocean animal.
Who Am I? - Read the clues about the ocean animals, answer each clue, and check your answer using the self-checking letter box.
Animal Cut-Ups - Cut out the pieces of these two animals and glue them together on another sheet of paper. What animals did you make?
Corals and Coral Reefs - This reading comprehension worksheet provides the student with information about coral reefs.
Triceratops - Preschool-second grade students will learn a little bit about this dinosaur and color the picture.
Apatosaurus - Basic information and a picture to color of this giant dinosaur. Recommended for preschool-2nd grade.
Triceratops 3-4 - Read about this three-horned dinosaur and color the picture. Recommended for students in grades 3-4.
Apatosaurus 3-4 - Third and fourth grade students will enjoy reading about this fascinating dinosaur. This page also features interesting facts, classification details, and a picture to color.
All Kinds of Weather - Draw a line to match the children to the weather.

Life Sciences
Desert Plants - Read the passages about five common desert plants and answer the questions.
The Sun Helps Things Grow - Students will color the pictures of things needing energy from the sun in order to grow.
Rain Forest - Look up these words before you find them in the puzzle.
All Mixed-Up - Students will alphabetize the words and discover an interesting animal or plant fact.
Mixed-Up Fruit - Unscramble the names of twelve fruits then draw the fruits you would use in a fruit salad.
Sonoran Desert Question or Statement - Science and language arts come together when students punctuate each sentence with a period or a question mark and unscramble words to make a question and a statement.
My Animal Book - Fun to print eight page science book features amphibians, birds, mammals, and reptiles to color as well as fun puzzles to solve.
The Sounds that Animals Make - This is an easy word search puzzle and matching worksheet combined.
Animal Sounds Word Search Puzzle - Find the sounds that animals make then alphabetize the words.
Animal Friends Classifying Worksheet 6 - Classify animals as birds, reptiles, amphibians, or mammals.
Scrambled Wetland Animals - Unscramble the names of the wetland animals and then draw a line to match the name with the animal picture.
Hidden Animals 2 - Fill in the missing letter in each animal name to find a hidden animal name.
Animal Families - Draw a line to match each animal with the name of its young and the family name.
Farm Animal Fun - Read the words cow, pig, horse, and chicken and complete the sentences.
Hidden Animals - Can your students find the animal names hiding in these sentences?
Land or Sea Cut and Paste - Cut out the land and sea animals and paste them with the picture of the land or the sea.
Fur and Feathers Word Scramble - Unscramble the names of mammals and birds and write each name on the line.
Mammals and Reptiles Cut and Paste - Color the pictures of the mammals and reptiles then cut them out and paste them under the appropriate heading.
Creatures of the Grand Canyon - This set of worksheets includes a Grand Canyon animal word search puzzle, a vertebrate classification worksheet, and an animal classification worksheet.

Mammals of the Grand Canyon - Find fourteen mammals who call the Grand Canyon home.
Whale Word Search - Find the names of nine whales in this easy word search puzzle.
Manatee Fact Sheet - Students can read about these gentle giants and color the picture.
Beluga Whale - Fact sheet and coloring page.
Collared Peccary - An informational coloring page.
Bison Fact Sheet - Read about the American Buffalo.
Animal Mix-Up Worksheets 1 and 2 - Cut out the mixed up ocean animals then paste them together to make a sea horse, shark, whale, and manatee.
African Animal Word Search - Eleven African animals are hiding in this puzzle.
African Animal Fun - Read the clues to discover the identity of a lion, elephant, giraffe, and zebra and write these animal names to complete the sentences.
Sea Turtle Coloring and Activity Page - Write the names of seven sea turtles in the puzzle and color the picture.
What Am I? - Learn facts about the desert tortoise while capitalizing the letter i.
Turtle Hibernation Maze - Help the turtle through the maze and answer two questions.
Sea Turtles - First, write something you know about sea turtles. Next, write something you learned about sea turtles from the worksheet.
Loggerhead Turtle Fact Sheet - Read and learn about the loggerhead turtle.
Lizard and Bullfrog Fun Sheet - Students will read a blurb about a lizard and a bullfrog and answer the questions.
Reptile Word Search Puzzle - Find and circle the names of reptiles in this puzzle then draw a turtle in the space provided.
Penguins Reading Comprehension - Read the passage about penguins and answer the questions.
Birds Fact or Opinion - This worksheet brings reading, science, and puzzle fun together as students learn about birds, read carefully, and find bird related words in a puzzle.
Dragonfly Color-by-Number - This preschool worksheet offers number recognition to 5, color recognition, printing practice, and a science fact!
Insect Scramble Worksheets A and B - Students will unscramble the names of ten insects (five per worksheet) and write them on a sign.
Insect Word Search Puzzle - Find the names of nine insects and draw a butterfly in the space provided.
Monarch Butterfly - Cut this page in half and provide students with the first half for studying and the second half for labeling the Monarch butterfly.
All About Dairy Cows - This 26 page printable book includes facts about cows and activities for kids.
Your Five Senses - Six beginning science worksheets introducing the five senses of touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight.
Sense of Hearing - Students will circle the pictures of things you can hear.
Your Five Senses - Sort words into five categories.
Healthy Snacks - Fill in the word boxes with the names of healthy snacks and complete each sentence.
Healthy Foods - Preschool children will color the fruits and vegetables and mark an X on the foods that are not healthy.
Label the Pictures - Use words from a word box to correctly identify parts of the body.
Weather Cut and Paste - Paste the seasonal picture and description next to the child it describes.

You Know the Answer - Here are the answers to science questions, now you write the questions!
Classifying - Name a category for groups of words and write the word that does not belong with each classification.

Science activities on other web sites.

Water Cycle Activity - This online activity teaches students about rain, water storage, vapor, and clouds.
Echo the Bat - Students can read about Echo the Bat in this online book. After reading the story, follow the prompts to use the interactive features to track Echo.

All worksheets created by Tracey Smith.


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