Properties of Matter Science Lab: Fall Pumpkins

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3rd - 5th
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Description

Pumkins are everywhere in the fall why not take advantage of it with this Spark Lab! Spark Labs are fun way to make science accessible, engaging and fun for your students, and seasonably appropriate and inexpensive for the teacher. This Spark Lab makes teaching the properties of matter easy and fun, because students are able to connect an everyday item like pumpkins to a science concept like the properties of matter by studying the properties of pumpkins.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

•Parts of a Pumpkin poster

•Weight station station

•Lab station station

•Height station station

•Circumference station

•Mass station station

•Volume station station

•Qualitative observations station

•Density station direction poster

•Student handout for 4th-5th grades

•Student handout for 3rd grade

•Class banner

•List of book recommendations

NGSS standard covered in this lab 5-PS1-3: Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

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Total Pages
33 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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NGSS5-PS1-3
Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties. Examples of materials to be identified could include baking soda and other powders, metals, minerals, and liquids. Examples of properties could include color, hardness, reflectivity, electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, response to magnetic forces, and solubility; density is not intended as an identifiable property. Assessment does not include density or distinguishing mass and weight.

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