16 pages including a scripted lesson plan and interactive class experiments to introduce students to the mechanics of the sense of touch and to help them understand the different functions of our skin. Students will learn about cooling through radiation and evaporation, the effect of humidity on cooling, and sensory receptor cells. Students will make their own pressure probes to test the sensitivity of different parts of the body and will learn how to write their names in Braille.
Welcome to the world of MatterMania! I hope you enjoy my lesson plans for fun, interactive, and stimulating science classes. My lessons encourage the STEM fundamentals: becoming critical thinkers and effective problem solvers through real world examples and project based learning.
This lesson plan is appropriate for grades 2 – 5.
This lesson plan can be completed in 1 class period. The lesson is fully scripted, easy to use, and appropriate for teachers, homeschoolers, parents, and substitute teachers.
Included in this packet you will find:
A list of the items needed to run this lesson.
The teacher script.
Instructions for several class experiments.