gas worksheet will also be done with activity.
After all the following activities are completed, the worksheets for each center will be collected.
(See Assessment for Grading)
their own conclusions.
The class will then come back together as a whole and briefly discuss the centers. The teacher should also ask what center they liked the most and what they didn’t like.
Have children go back to their seats to draw and color a picture of each form of matter. (Note: For gas they may draw objects that use gas such as a balloon or a ball)
-Choice Theory-children are choosing what object to draw inside each category.
-Cognitive Theory-using what they know about matter and using it to help complete assignment.
-Problem Based-Learning-taking what they learned and applying it to assignment.
-Integrated or Thematic Instruction-students are taking knowledge of science and having to draw each state.
-Matter Graphic Organizer
To further their understanding on matter, have children work together at their own seats on the matter graphic organizer. (See attached handout)
-Choice Theory-children are choosing where they think each object belongs.
-Cognitive Theory-taking what they learned about matter and applying it to the web.
-Graphic Organizers-using a map or web to further understand matter.