Properties of Matter unit is designed for grades four and five students; however, it may be extended up to grade eight.
It is intending to give students a positive feeling about science. It will help them not only gain knowledge about the properties of matter, but also develop other skills in English, Math, and Social Studies.
The unit will provide ways for students to be involved by having “hands on activities”. By involving them, they will develop a sense of partnership, engagement, and belonging which will help in changing their attitude toward the subject of science. It will also help them to solve problems in class which can be transferred into daily activities of life.
You will find many experiments, several choices of activities, and also a variety of teaching methods. This unit will allow you and your students to have fun while learning about the Properties of Matter.
The unit contains the following lesson titles: Lesson 1: Properties of Objects, Lesson 2: Matter, Lesson 3: Element, Compound, Atom and Molecule, Lesson 4: States of Matter - Hands on Things, Lesson 5: Changes of State, Lesson 6: Properties of Matter, Lesson 7: Physical Changes and Chemical Changes.