Type of Lesson: Children’s Book
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lesson Title: Swing So High, Touch the Sky! Grade Level: 3rd grade
Materials: Children’s Book- “Pig on a Swing, Stopwatch, TQPDAC sheets, Poster Paper, Markers, Washers of Various Weights, and Fishing Line
References: Nimmo, Jenny. “Pig on a Swing.” 2003; Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd. &
DeBruin, Jerry. School Yard-Backyard Cycles of Science. 1989; Good Apple, Inc.
Science Process Skills:______MCF and Science Topics:_____ Lesson Objectives:____________
Observing, Communicating,Strand IV, CS 3, E1-Students will discover how weight
Predicting, Inferring, Describe/Compare Motionscan affect the speed of objects in
Identifying and controlling Srand I, CS 1, E2-motion. Students will also predict
Variables, FormulatingDevelop solutions tothe outcome by experimenting with
Hypothesis, Interpreting Data,unfamiliar problems byvarious objects.
Experimenting, Constructing observation/experimentation
Models, Formulating Questions
Key Question: If a 1st grader and a 6th grader were swinging together, who would go faster?
*Get children’s attention and gather together