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A68 - Matter and Its Changes
JSLA22 - Matter Properties: Liquids & Solids
About Matter and Its Changes:
In this fast-paced unit, students discover that "matter" matters. An engaging array of activities combined with interesting worksheets compliments the concepts brought forward in the student notes. Relating the study of matter, atoms, and molecules to the "real world" is essential. Students delight as they learn about DNA fingerprinting and why a grade two class eating pop and chocolate bars is important to the study of chemistry. Optional activities add flexibility and an element of fun to the unit. Finally, a lesson plan on atoms and molecules that will not give students that "glazed eye - dead fish" look.
About Matter Properties: Liquids & Solids:
Science made easy. In this fabulous resource, students examine materials in the world around them and become aware of a wide variety of similarities and differences in the properties of those materials — for example, the way they would look, feel, sound or change. Specifically, they investigate liquid and solid materials, learning that some materials exist in both the solid and liquid state. Major topics include: What Is Matter And Is Not, Molecules, The Three States of Matter, Solids and Liquids: Similarities and Differences, Changing From One State of Matter To Another, Interactions of Some Solids and Liquids, Solids That Float In Water, Solids That Absorb Liquids, and Applications To Daily Life.
This Physical Science Set provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, crossword, word search, lessons, and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.