Exploring Properties of Matter with Submersibles
Pupils explore the relationships between mass, volume, density, and buoyancy. They manipulate various materials to construct a submersible "vehicle" for deep-sea research.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
New Review What’s the Matter?
This space is reserved for matter. After finding the density of a foam ball, young scientists predict the density of a larger ball. When they encounter a discrepant event, they must theorize an explanation. These concepts are linked to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Buoyancy Challenge!
Check out a lesson plan that starts with force of gravity and moves through the concepts of mass, weight, volume, and density. Learners calculate density, test the buoyancy of objects, and then demonstrate understanding by altering the...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Explaining Change Processes Using a Simple Particle Model of Matter
The more things change, the more they stay the same. This unit includes seven lessons starting with physical change and moving through to chemical change. Conservation of matter is explained clearly with multiple hands-on activities and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Space Exploration Infrastructure
What will it take to explore space? Teams of pupils determine the needs of a lunar outpost and research the required systems. The pupils then learn about the past space exploration vehicles. The third and final lesson challenges project...
7th Science CCSS: Adaptable