Students will be able to:
Discuss the physical properties of matter
Make quantitative and qualitative observations
Classify, make a hypothesis, and draw conclusions
What is included?
1. Lab activity for “Growing Dino-Dragons,” or measuring the mass, volume and density of the eggs .
2. Three close reading passages with Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned text-dependent questions good for 3-6 grades accessible through www.wonderopolis.com by scanning the QR code or going to the link provided.
3. Teacher Answer key to the close reading passage text-dependent questions.
Materials needed for the Growing Dino-Dragon Eggs activity:
*Dino-Dragon Eggs at Amazon.com, Target Dollar Spot, or Family Dollar Stores
*Clear plastic cups with a capacity of16-24oz
*Measuring cup with milliliters measurements (science activities are always done with metric system)
*Pan balance and gram cubes or scale measuring in grams
Complete the Does Matter Really Matter? Close reading activity before doing the lab activity with the “Dino-dragon” eggs; make sure the eggs/dino-dragons are not left in water for more than 48 hours. Then complete the other two close reading activities.
Let’s have some fun learning the properties of matter growing Dino-Dragon Eggs!