Check out this physics science unit on motion, friction, gravity, inertia, and simple machine investiations geared to the primary elementary levels of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades, which includes teacher lesson plans, experiments for kids, full worksheets, free science vocabulary flash cards, and more!
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This month unit is geared to introduce tricky physics concepts to grades 1-4. This 123-page unit focuses on Forces, Motion & Simple Machines, uses literature, and includes all worksheets necessary for the unit in full color. Lessons are geared for group work and for students to work independently as they explore the posed Essential Question for the day's topic. Full lesson plans on force, motion, friction, gravity, inertia, work, and simple machines (lever, wheel & axle, pulley, inclined plane, screw, and wedge).
Check out the preview for a peek at 20 sample pages from throughout the unit.
**This unit plan has been expanded and updated! (2013-2014)** Includes additional worksheet pages, spelling error fixes, and lapbook photographs!
This unit includes:
Pre- and Post- Assessment
Full lesson plans for the teacher
Response Sheets for all lessons
Lapbook craftivity - Students can create their own books to keep track of everything they have learned!
Lesson Exit Cards
Science Definition Memory Game Cards
28 Science Vocabulary Words for a bulletin board