4th Grade Close Read and Lab on Waves NGSS 4-PS4-1 and 4-PS3-2

4th Grade Close Read and Lab on Waves NGSS 4-PS4-1 and 4-PS3-2
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Students will explore waves and concepts relating to waves in hands-on, engaging ways and also through reading informational text.
This resource is designed to address two 4th grade standards for NGSS Energy and Waves and Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer.

NGSS 4-PS4-1. Develop a model of waves to describe patterns in terms of amplitude and wavelength and that waves can cause objects to move.
NGSS 4-PS3-2.
Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

This resource includes inquiry based lessons in the 5 E format, a CLOSE Reading lesson, 4 pages of nonfiction text, response pages, interactive notebook flaps, a review game with cards, hands-on activities and labs on Waves as well as answer keys. Students will learn about different types of waves, explore waves in hands-on labs and read about waves in close reading activities with nonfiction text. Students will identify patterns, learn about amplitude and wavelength and energy transferred through waves.

Science Topics Addressed Include:
Mechanical Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
Longitudinal Waves
Transverse Waves
Patterns in Waves
Sound Waves
Light waves
Making observations
Making a Model
Recording Data

Hands-on Activities include:
Cup Telephone
Sound Sandwich
Jump rope waves
Slinky Waves
Wax stick waves
*Other Materials Can be Substituted

For NGSS 4th Grade
Next Generation Science Standards

Reading Informational Text Strategies Include:
Making Inferences
Main Idea and Supporting Details
Reading Back In The Text
Quoting From Text
Explaining What Text Says

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Total Pages
35 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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