Matter and Heat
Students examine how heating causes substances to expand, and cooling cause it to contract. They investigate the states of matter.
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States of Matter: Making Ice Cream
Who knew that learning about the states of matter could taste so sweet? This fun hands-on lesson captures the attention of students as they use what they know about solids, liquids, and gases to create their very own batch of ice cream.
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Let It Snow! Let It Melt!
Winter weather offers a great opportunity to teach young scientists about the states of matter. This activity-based instructional activity includes a range of learning experiences, from experimenting with the rate at which ice melts to...
Pre-K - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Save the Penguins: An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Heat things up in your physical science class with this interactive lesson series on thermodynamics. Through a series of class demonstrations and experiments, young scientists learn how heat is transferred through conduction, convention,...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable