Why Lesson Planet?
Here is a series of lessons designed to give 5th graders a basic knowledge of chemistry. The big idea of the lessons is to differentiate the three states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases. Then, they go on to study molecules, atoms, elements, and compounds. This very impressive, 28-page plan is chock-full of terrific activities, worksheets, and experiments which should lead to a much better understanding of the world of chemistry for your pupils.