Upper Elementary Physical Science Interactive Notebook

Upper Elementary Physical Science Interactive Notebook
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SAVE 30% purchasing all my UPPER ELEMENTARY Physical Science Interactive Notebook Lessons!

About this Product

This product is composed of INB lessons organized into chapters. Each chapter includes:

• An overview with photos of the completed INB activity

• One page of input notes (differentiated when necessary)

• At least one INB activity (key included)

• A 4-5 question mini assessment (key included)

• A 2-part reflection exercise

Important Notes:

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Editable copies of input notes included as separate .docx files for FREE!

Interactive Notebook Chapters (Lessons):

Forces and Motion

Chapter 1: What is Force?

Chapter 2: Types of Forces

Chapter 3: Applied Force

Chapter 4: Friction

Chapter 5: Gravity

Chapter 6: Balanced/Unbalanced Forces

Chapter 7: Intro to Motion

Chapter 8: Patterns of Motion

Simple Machines

Chapter 1: Simple Machines

Chapter 2: Compound Machines

Magnets & Electricity

Chapter 1: What is a Magnet?

Chapter 2: Magnetic Poles

Chapter 3: Electric Force

Chapter 4: Electricity

Chapter 5: Electric Circuits (Open vs. Closed)

Chapter 6: Conductors & Insulators

Energy (Forms, Heat, Energy Resources)

Chapter 1: Forms of Energy

Chapter 2: Energy and Matter

Chapter 3: Energy Transfer

Chapter 4: Energy Transformation

Chapter 5: Collisions

Chapter 6: Kinetic & Potential Energy

Chapter 7: Thermal Energy

Chapter 8: Generating Heat

Chapter 9: Conduction & Conductors

Chapter 10: Temperature

Chapter 11: Phase Change (Melting, Freezing, Evaporating, Condensing)

Chapter 12: Natural Resources Pt 1 (Natural vs. Manmade)

Chapter 13: Natural Resources Pt 2 (Renewable vs. Nonrenewable)

Chapter 14: Renewable Energy

Chapter 15: Renewable/Nonrenewable Energy

Chapter 16: Fossil Fuels Part 1 (Formation)

Chapter 17: Fossil Fuels Part 2 (Types of Fossil Fuels)

Chapter 18: Conserving Energy


Chapter 1: What is Matter?

Chapter 2: Properties of Matter

Chapter 3: Quantitative Properties

Chapter 4: Qualitative Properties

Chapter 5: Intensive vs. Extensive

Chapter 6: Tools to Study Properties

Chapter 7: States of Matter

Chapter 8: Phase Change Pt 1 (Types, Conserving Mass)

Chapter 9: Phase Change Pt 2 (Adding/Removing Heat)

Chapter 10: Physical vs. Chemical Change

Chapter 11: Conservation of Mass


Chapter 1: What is a mixture?

Chapter 2: Solutions

Chapter 3: Separating Mixtures

Water Properties

Chapter 1: Water on Earth

Chapter 2: Properties of Water


Chapter 1: Intro to Waves

Chapter 2: Types of Waves (Longitudinal, Transverse)

Chapter 3: Wave Properties (Wavelength, Amplitude, Frequency)

Chapter 4: Sound

Chapter 5: Light

Chapter 6: Optics (Transparent, Translucent, Opaque, Shadows)

Chapter 7: Generating a Signal Using Waves

Additional Information

- The activities are tailored specifically for upper elementary students in grades 3-5.

- This resource is ideal if you are looking for targeted activities for upper elementary school students.

- Two pages of generic and self-assessment reflection prompts are included.

NGSS Alignment:

The resource covers all the 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Physical Science Next Generation Science Standards. It includes a reference file to help you align your lessons to the Next Generation Science Standards and Disciplinary Core Ideas. The content in this product exceeds NGSS in order to satisfy state standards, to provide background information to NGSS and to enrich or enhance NGSS. Download the preview for a list of NGSS correlations.


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• Intended for classroom and personal use only.

• Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited.

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Total Pages
57 INB Lessons
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1 Year
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