Matter is all around us, making matter is an exciting topic to teach! EVERYTHING you need to teach a science unit on matter can be found here! This 2 1/2-week, matter unit includes:
+ 8 S.T.E.A.M. Based Science Lessons on Everything Matter: Lessons allow students to investigate the three phases of matter and their characteristics, physical and chemical changes, the effects of temperature on matter, atoms and their structure, elements and the periodic table, molecules and compounds, and mixtures and solutions. Every lesson is very hands-on and incorporates lots of critical thinking. Hands-on components include experiments, investigation through art, investigation through snacks and cooking, constructing 3D atoms and molecules, researching elements to create a superhero, making a flip book, and sorts. All lessons are aligned with state standards.
+ 7 Worksheets
+ 1 Matter Quiz
+ 4 Center Activities
+ 1 Flipbook
+ 2 Sorts
+ 1 Parent Letter
+ 2 Sets of Word Wall Cards: One set of word wall cards with pictures and another set with only the term on each card.
+ 1 Matter Final Test
+ 1 Timeline of Suggested Activities: Provides a timeline for using the activities and experiments included within this set and provides links to websites featuring videos of concepts being taught.
+ Answer keys included throughout
+ PDF & Digital Activities: 13 worksheets, quiz, and test (21 digital pages total) are also available in digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.
Terms used throughout unit:
- Physical Change
- Chemical Change
- Periodic Table of Elements
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. This bundle is 480+ pages and includes everything you need to teach science for an entire year! It has been priced so that you get one unit for free!
Virginia Science SOL: 5.4
North Carolina Science Standards: 3.P.2, 5.P.3
Next Generation Science Standards: 5-PS1-1, 5-PS1-2, 5-PS1-3, 5-PS1-4
When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.
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