Properties of and Changes in Matter

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Ontario Curriculum Expectations: Grade 5 Science - Understanding Matter and Energy

1. Evaluate the social and environmental impacts of processes used to make everyday products.
2. Conduct investigations that explore the properties of matter and changes in matter.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the properties of matter, changes of state, and physical and chemical change.

Topics Covered

1. The Three States of Matter (Solid, Liquids, and Gases)
2. How does Matter Change States?
3. Physical vs. Chemical Change
4. What happens to matter when we are done using it?

What is in the unit?

In this unit you will find:

1. Information articles on the topics listed above.
2. Worksheets that review the information in the articles.
3. Glossary of terms
4. 3 Experiments with Hypothesis, Observation and Conclusion Sheets
5. One project with cross curricular opportunities.
- Research & Paragraph Writing (Language Arts - Writing)
- Visual Design (Visual Arts/Media)
6. Final Test
7. Answer Keys
8. Project Rubric
9. Experiments Background Information

Assessment Opportunities

1. Worksheets can be used as ongoing homework checks or collected and used as formative assessments.

2. Project rubric

3. Final Test - Matching, True or False, Multiple Choice, and Short Answer

How to use the unit

The unit is meant to be used as a student handout with the articles, worksheets, project descriptions, and rubrics to be photocopied for each student. Read through the articles together as a class and have students answer the corresponding worksheet. (Each article and worksheet should take around one 40 minute period). Take up the worksheet on the following day before starting the next article.

The experiment observation and conclusion sheets can be collected and marked as a lab. There are three experiments which would result in three separate marks.

The project is meant to be completed in class under the supervision of the teacher. Students can work independently or in groups/pairs.

The test is to be given as a final summative assessment for the unit to evaluate what students have learned overall.

Links to other related Units

Matter, Forces, Human Body, and Energy Conservation Bundle
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Biodiversity, Electricity, Space, and Flight Bundle
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Habitats and Communities
Pulleys and Gears
Rocks & Minerals

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Properties of and Changes in Matter
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