This six day mini unit focuses on the topic of “structure and properties of matter.” It has been used in the classroom and is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards for Second Grade. Students are expected to demonstrate understanding that properties of matter can be observed. The unit focuses on three of the five states of matter solid, liquid and gas. Material lists, an outline, student forms and lab instructions are included.
Mini Unit Outline
Day One: Read Aloud & Charting
Day Two: Box of Matter Lab
Day Three: States of Matter Mini Experiment and Vocabulary Review
Day Four: Property Conversion Lab Demonstration
Day Five: Matter Art Lab
Day Six: Matter Writing Assessment.
You and your students will have fun.