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A fabulous series of lessons which combine visual arts with science are here for you. In them, fifth graders see how heat energy can cause matter to change phases by adding or removing energy. The three stages of matter are the focus of the lessons. During the course of this study, learners get to experiment, test, design, shake, measure, heat, write, eat, draw, and much more. These activities are sure to make a lasting impression on your young chemists.
Students read the book "Diary of a Worm" and research information about worms. They complete a class KWL chart, answer story discussion questions, conduct Internet research about worms, identify and label a worm diagram, and observe and record data related to a worm farm.
Fourth graders discover the affects of Western Expansion. They define the terms associated with Western Expansion and they explain who the people of the Western Expansion were and where they came from. Students explain reasons why people traveled west and describe the conflicts and hardships experienced by these people.