[Teacher guide forthcoming]
Unit 2, Part 1 for NGSS/LSSS standards 5-PS1-1 (Particles of Matter) and 5-PS1-2 (Conservation of Matter).
NGSS Curiosity Science and Skill curriculum is specially designed to:
Follow the 5E Learning Cycle
Cultivate student discussion
Incorporate STEM skills, such as data interpretation and evidence-based explanations
Support Common Core/ELA reading, research, and writing skills
Employ hands-on activities
Integrate reflection and review
Foster problem-based learning (PBL)
Frequently assess student learning in organic and varied ways
Utilize art connections to maximize learning
Other lessons in this unit:
How Do Scientists Identify Unknown Substances?
How Does Material Change?
PBL: Protect that Pill