Physical Properties of Matter
Seventh graders engage in a variety of activities in order to complete unit objectives. The layered curriculum allows for students to accumulate points by doing exercises. The harder a student works the higher grade is earned.
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Using the Combining Test to Identify Unknown Liquids
Once investigators have learned how their mystery liquids interact with water during the preceding activity, they now use their observations to identify them. This is an ideal conclusion to the mini unit on the properties of water.
3rd - 8th Science
Don't Mess with Mercury (Lesson A)
Mercury is the only metal that is a liquid at room temperature. Teach your class this and many more interesting mercury facts by assigning an engaging task. A public relations activity, the exercise informs pupils of the hazards of...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Study Jams! Properties of Matter
Does matter really matter? Properties of matter are discussed by Sam and RJ: mass, volume, and density. They differentiate between mass and weight. They explain how to measure these properties. Make sure to teach your class about other...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
All Fats Are Not Created Equal
Apply robotics to connect physical properties to chemical properties. Future engineers use robots to determine the melting points of various fats and oils. The robots can do this by measuring the translucency of the fats as they heat up.
5th - 7th Science CCSS: Designed