82 Slides of Unit Plan awesomeness! This unit plan took me around 8 hours to complete so your $5 will be well-spent. It includes your necessary base knowledge, numerous videos and interactive sites for the students to explore, quiz sites, science notebook writing opportunities, etc. This unit is for the new GSE 4th grade standards. Upload to Google Classroom and students can follow along/go on interactive adventures when prompted.
S4P1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the nature of light and how
light interacts with objects.
a. Plan and carry out investigations to observe and record how light interacts with various materials to classify them as opaque, transparent, or translucent.
b. Plan and carry out investigations to describe the path light travels from a light source to a mirror and how it is reflected by the mirror using different angles.
c. Plan and carry out an investigation utilizing everyday materials to explore examples of when light is refracted.(Clarification statement: Everyday materials could include prisms, eyeglasses, and a glass of water.)
S4P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about how sound is produced and changed and how sound and/or light can be used to communicate.
a. Plan and carry out an investigation utilizing everyday objects to produce sound and predict the effects of changing the strength or speed of vibrations.
b. Design and construct a device to communicate across a distance using light and/or sound.