This review for the 5th grade physical science portion of STAAR includes materials for students to create a review folder. The activities can be used in stations, small groups, or whole class.
3 pages of vocabulary charts for physical science terms
4 pages of vocabulary matching cards
STAAR test-taking strategy poster and student sheet
4 mini-lab cards with student recording sheet
6 student pages
8 practice questions with answer key
The mini-lab stations require the following materials.
Iron and Sand: cup of sand, cup or iron filings, magnet, other tools to separate mixtures (optional)
Sour, Sour Lemon Juice: cup of water, cup with a small amount of lemon juice, spoon
Balance Check: double pan balance, 100 gram cube, rock that is 30-60 grams, gram cubes
It’s Density!: cup of water, one item that sinks in water, one item that floats in water
Please purchase multiple licenses if using this resource for more than one teacher.