As a Matter of Fact: A Matter Study Including 11 Lessons & Engaging Experiments

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Hope King
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1st - 5th
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Pop Rocks, Exploding Soda, and Melted Crayons...Oh My! Are you ready for some matter fun?!? This until is packed with over 130 pages of resources and materials to engage your kids in a matter study by giving them an opportunity to experience the three states of matter firsthand! In this pack, you will find lesson plans to help structure your matter unit. Each plan comes with all of the necessary resources and materials to engage your students in eleven science experiments and activities. After this unit, you are sure to be named the coolest teacher in the school! :)

Here is a closer look at the lessons included:

Lesson 1: An Intro to Matter with Balloons

Lesson 2: Classify That Flip Books & Vocabulary Introduction

Lesson 3: Under a Microscope - a look at molecules using Froot Loops

Lesson 4: Matter is Poppin' - A Pop Rocks experiment exploring gas

Lesson 5: Matter is Poppin' Lab Report - Integrating Writing into Science

Lesson 6: The Soda Explosion - A Closer Look at Gas

Lesson 7: The Triple Threat: Root Beer Floats - A look at all three states in one place!

Lesson 8: Color Me Matter & Matter Isn't Something to Bark At - Changing States of Matter (Melting)

Lesson 9: The Ice Cream Freeze - Changing States of Matter (Freezing)

Lesson 10: Oobleck...Solid? Liquid? or Both?

Lesson 11: Observation Station - Matter is Changing (Observing physical changes in the three states.)

This is a unit your kiddos will not forget! If you have any questions, feel free to contact me!

Happy Teaching!
Total Pages
133 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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