Matter – A Third Grade SmartBoard Introduction is a SmartBoard instructional presentation in line with the 3rd Grade SOL’s for the state of Virginia.
3.3 The student will investigate and understand that objects are made of materials that can be described by their physical properties.
This lesson focuses on an introduction to matter (emphasizing and understanding of mass and volume). The lesson includes:
• Terminology (matter, property, volume, and mass).
• Describing matter.
• Mass vs. Volume.
• Measuring mass.
• Basic units of measure (grams, kilograms, and liters).
Also included is are 2 SmartBoard activities
• The first activity has students decide whether an item should be measured in grams or kilograms. It is also in a printable form.
• The second activity has students choose between items of greater or less mass and items of greater or less volume. The activity is also in printable form.