Matter and Interactions
The teacher will use this video to introduce students to the concept of solids, liquids, and gases. Once the video is complete, the class will reconvene and give examples of each of the states of matter.
2 Direct Instruction
Students will view the Bill Nye video on Matter. Once the video is over, the class will reconvene and the teacher will go through a short power point presentation on the concepts covered.
3 Guided Practice
Teacher will create a lab for students to help students decipher between the three stages of matter. This will be done in small groups during the lesson.
4 Independent Practice
Students will answer questions that are found in the student instructions section. These questions will be used to compile an exit ticket for the wrap up.
Answer the following questions:
- Name all three of the states of matter
- Give three characteristics for each of the three states of matter.
5 Wrap Up
Students will create a table of the three states of matter they explored during their lesson today. Within the table, students will categorize their findings as either a solid, liquid or gas. Students are to follow the instructions the the 'Student Instruction' box
Using the data you gathered from your investigation, make a chart to categorize the items you had to classify in the investigation based on their state of matter.