Lesson Title: Matter is everywhere!Grade Level: 2nd or 3rd
Materials: Center 1: white construction paper for each pair of students, scissors, glue, stack of magazines, marker Center 2: block, a piece of clay, marble, coin, an eraser, solids worksheet Center 3: 2 cups of water, 4 different size containers (small, large, skinny and fat) scale, liquids worksheet Center 4: cup, paper towel, tub of water, gases worksheet
References: Scott Foresman science workbook grade 2, Harcourt Science workbook grade 2
Science Process Skills: Observing, Classifying, Communicating, Measuring, Predicting, Inferring, Identifying and Controlling Variables, Experimenting, Formulating Questions
MCF and Science Topic:
Strand I, CS I E 2 (Develop solutions to unfamiliar problems through reasoning, observation, and/ or experiment)
Strand IV, CS 2 E 1 (Describe common physical changes in matter)
Lesson Objective: To help children discover and understand the different physical stages of matter.
Key Question: What are the physical states of matter?
(Gather children around the