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Mr. Scott​

​I am a 6th grade Physical Science teacher in my 12th year of teaching math and sciences. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas, but grew up in Rapid City, South Dakota. I have resided in Minnesota for 25 years. I am married and have two children. I've taught at MIMS for 5 years. I have found that the students and parents here are great!  I look forward to working with your children in the 2017-2018 school year.

The sixth grade curriculum focuses on the physical sciences, including the study of topics related to physics and chemistry. The properties of matter, physical and chemical changes of matter, forces, motion, energy, and energy transfer are introduced. As a part of this course, students will also have an opportunity to apply their knowledge regarding physics concepts to one or more engineering design projects.

The current standards we are working on are listed below and the rubrics involved in Unit I are attached.


6SCI.T1.1 - I can create a flow chart diagramming the motion, thermal energy, and arrangement of particles as they move through te three changes and states of matter.

6SCI.T1.2 - I can demonstrate my understanding of the scientific method by setting up, conducting, and completing an experiment.

6SCI.T1.3 - I can convert unit in the Metric System.

Physical Science Rubrics (17-18).docx 

Day Assignment

Review Metric Units/ Build Day 


Bridge Design Challenge

Day 2 


Unit II Intro. to Matter


Workbook Day/

Final Build


Video Formation of the Planets


Minnesota International Middle School277 12th Ave North

Minneapolis, MN  55401612-465-8465

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