Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)

Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
Physical Properties of Matter Science Unit Activities (Grades 3rd-5th)
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  • This is a Science Unit of Study over the topic of: Physical Properties of Matter. It is aligned to the newest streamlined TEKS as well as the Next Generation Science Standards.
  • It is PACKED FULL of hands on lessons that your students will love!There are over 70 pages of resources!It includes 14 activities including labs, many varied formative assessments, suggested lesson frames, quick writes, and a STEM extension.
  • It is designed for 25 days of in class instruction, but could also be used for intervention or in a Science Club. The pace of the lesson is detailed for 20 days and allows 5 flex days for reteach or additional teacher instruction.
  • There is an end of the unit evaluation to assess your students.
  • These lessons are in the format of a modified 5-E Lesson plan:Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate.

These are some of the included activities:

  • Self Pre-Assessment (Vocabulary)
  • The Measurement is Right Game
  • Show Me Your Emoji Formative Assessment
  • Physical Properties of Matter Lab Stations (6 stations)
  • A Dissolving Act (4 Parts)
  • Graphic Organizer-Sinking/Floating/Density
  • An Eggspert Problem Lab
  • 3 Water Labs
  • Turn a Sinker into a Floater STEM Lab
  • Formative Assessment
  • The Great American Physical Properties Race
  • Self Post-Assessment (Vocabulary)
  • Unit Evaluation

Standards Addressed:

  • TEKS 5.5A The student is expected to classify matter based on measurable, testable, and observable physical properties, including mass, magnetism, relative density (sinking and floating using water as a reference point), solubility in water, and the ability to conduct or insulate electric and thermal energy.
  • TEKS 4.5A The student is expected to measure, compare, and contrast physical properties of matter, including mass, volume … and the ability to sink or float
  • NGSS Structure and Properties of Matter: Each pure substance has characteristic physical and chemical properties (focus on mass, volume, and density)
  • NGSS Structure and Properties of Matter: Each pure substance has characteristic physical and chemical properties (focus on mass, volume, and density)

Please download the preview to see examples of the activities included.

If you have any questions, please contact us at topoftxteacher@gmail.com

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Top of Texas Teachers

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