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Activity: Water Phases

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Time: 15 minutes
Materials:
  • Material 1 – plastic cups
  • Material 2 – water
  • Material 3 – salt
  • Material 4 – magic marker
Guiding Questions
  1. Question 1 What forms does water take?
  2. Question 2 How do molecules move in each phase of matter?
Plan
  • Plans for part 1 of activity – Students will prepare cups of water and place in room and in freezer for tomorrow's activities.
    • Guiding Questions to ask during this part of the activity: What are the phases of matter? What forms does water take?
    • Anticipated Student Responses to guiding questions: Appropriate for questions asked.
  • Plans for part 2 of activity – These cups of water will be used in tomorrow's lesson.
    • Guiding Questions to ask during this part of the activity:
    • Anticipated Student Responses to guiding questions:
Differentiation
  • Strategy 1 – All students will be encouraged to participate.
ELL Modification
  • Modification 1 Working with other students.
  • Modification 2 Example given
Check for Understanding

How you will assess or check for student understanding throughout this activity.

Appropriate placement and labeling of cups.

download.jpgMaking Our Water Work Activity Water Phases Closing of Session.pdf

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


by Chris Mystkowski at 2:20 PM in Activity, Elementary, Physical Science
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