# Move It, Sir Isaac!

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In this lesson, students will learn about the laws of motion and force and demonstrate how difference in the amount of force causes changes in speed or direction of objects.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Utah Lesson Plans

# Integrating Literacy Into the Study of the Earth's Surface

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Water covers 71% of the earth?s surface?does it get the instructional time it deserves in your busy curriculum? Students wade right in to the study of bodies of water as they read and discuss science trade books and work together to develop Readers Theater scripts based on selected titles.

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# 3rd Grape From the Sun

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Students will learn the relative sizes of the planets in the solar system, as well as Pluto, asteroids, and comets, by using a scale model. They will learn that different solar system bodies are made of different materials and will consider different ways to classify them.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Nicholas McConnell

# Matter...It Does!

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In this short unit, students are introduced to the three forms of matter by using their observation skills and recording properties of various common examples of matter. Students will work in pairs and small groups to observe, discuss, and record properties of solids, liquids, and gases. A poem about matter and a diagram of solid, liquid, and gas are included with the lesson.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Pamela Trevenen

# What Parts Are There to a Plant?

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In this lesson, students will identify and sort plant parts through hands-on activities and group discussions and then work with magnifying lenses and tape measures to document their observations on a student sheet.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Author: AAAS

# Observing, Describing and Measuring Changing Physical Properties

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Students will create an endothermic chemical reaction. Students will observe and describe the ingredients. They will measure the temperature of the milk and the ice. After making ice cream, students will measure the temperature of the ice cream (if thermometer is sanitized), and the ice/salt mixture. Students will observe and describe the changes in the physical properties of the ingredients. Students will taste the ice cream, and use their senses to describe the ice cream.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Lesson, Vocabulary

# Rubbing Objects Together

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In this series of quick hands-on activities, students will demonstrate that heat is produced when objects are rubbed together. As assessment, students will identify and draw examples that illustrate this concept.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Author: Utah Lesson Plans

# From Seeds to Plants

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In this lesson, students identify plant parts, where seeds come from and how they grow. They will also determine what plants need to survive.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: J. Scherf

# Gravity and Falling Objects

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Students investigate the force of gravity and how all objects, regardless of their mass, fall to the ground at the same rate.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Vocabulary

Author: PBS/UNC-TV