Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

What's Air Got to Do with It?

Students use M&M's to create a pie graph that expresses their understanding of the composition of air. They watch and conduct several simple experiments to develop an understanding of the properties of air (it has mass, it takes up space, it can move, it exerts pressure, and it can do work). Students use the Air Quality Index (AQI) listed in the newspaper to develop awareness of the daily air quality. In an associated literacy activity, students explore the environmental history timeline.

15 Views 29 Downloads
Resource Details

Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
Earth Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Simulation
1 more...
Year
2004
Included Materials
  • Worksheet