Introduce properties of matter - and why they matter - with something everyone can relate to: laundry! This engaging and entertaining activity gets the whole class involved in a practical application of physical properties, classification, and why sorting is important in science and in everyday life.
This file includes:
Instructions for teachers for lab set-up and follow-up
Printable lab sheet for students
This product by Hoop There It Is can be used to introduce physical and chemical properties. Because sorting and classification is a big idea in science in general, this lab could also be used in any science class at any grade level at any time to teach or reinforce the importance of scientific organization and classification.