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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 amazing!  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 III are attached. Recognize that when the forces acting on an object are balanced, the object remains at rest or continues to move at a constant speed in a straight line, and that unbalanced forces cause a change in the speed or direction of the motion of an object. Identify the forces acting on an object and describe how the sum of the forces affects the motion of the object. For example: Forces acting on a book on a table or a car on the road.

Physical Science Rubrics (17-18).docx 

Day Assignment

MLK. Holiday


Motion:DRT.   Worksheet


Newton's 1st Law of Motion


Lab Day


Newton's 2nd Law of Motion


Minnesota International Middle School277 12th Ave North

Minneapolis, MN  55401612-465-8465

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