Do your students love doing experiments? Are they constantly asking you when they can do more SCIENCE? This complete 4-lesson interactive, hands-on unit for grades K-2 will teach your students all the basics of food science and chemistry, while giving them the chance to touch, feel, taste, smell, and hear the inner-workings of what they are learning about! They will also get lots of practice using the scientific method and recording their observations and procedures. All labs and experiments are simple, quick, and able to be completed with readily-available, inexpensive household ingredients. NO FANCY EQUIPMENT NECESSARY!
The lesson topics:
1. States of Matter
2. Physical and Chemical Changes
3. Sense of Taste
4. Acids and Bases
~ Detailed lesson plans containing Opening, I Do/We Do/You Do, & Closing
~ Complete materials lists
~"Before the Lesson" prep notes
~ Scientific Method worksheet printable
~ Sense of Taste lab worksheet printable
~ Acid or Base lab worksheet printable
I created this unit for first and second graders, but it could easily be scaled up and extended for older students as well! Anyone who enjoys a thought-provoking, engaging science lesson will like these lessons.
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