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Lesson Plan: Filter Demonstrations

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lesson Plan Day 10 – Filter Demonstrations ​ ​
Level 3 Question(s) Addressed: ​ ​
  • Does our filter work?
Date(s): Day 10 ​
Content Standard(s): NOS Aspects
  • Standard 1 – SOL 5.4 a, b, c, d, e
  • Standard 2 – SOL 5.1 h, i, j, k
  • Standard 3
  • Tenet 2 – Demands Evidence
  • Tenet 4 – Logic & Imagination
  • Tenet 5 – Social
  • Tenet 7 – Observation & Inference
Student Objective(s) for this lesson: ​ ​
  1. Objective 1 – Know how a filter works.
  2. Objective 2 – Demonstrate knowledge of mixtures/solutions.
  3. Objective 3 – Demonstrate knowledge of phases of matter.
  4. Objective 4 – Demonstrate knowledge of pollutant removal from water.
Misconceptions to address in this lesson: ​ ​
  1. Misconception 1 – Our filter does not need any adjustments.
  2. Misconception 2 –
  3. Misconception 3 -
Safety Concerns in this lesson: ​ ​
  • Safety 1 – Water spills
  • Safety 2 –
  • Safety 3
download.jpgMaking Our Water Work Lesson Plan Filter Demonstrations.pdf


​Related Activities:
Activity #1 Complete water filter group projects
[download.jpgMaking Our Water Work Activity Complete water filter group projects.pdf] Link

Related Master Lesson Plan:
[download.jpgMaking Our Water Work Grade 5 Matter Master Lesson Plan.pdf] Link


  • Created by: Ms. Felice, Ms. Von Bank and Ms. Winning.



by Science Generalist at 4:17 PM in Elementary, Physical Science, Lesson Plan
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