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Activity: Intro to Mixtures and Solutions Part I

Monday, March 2, 2015

Intro to Mixtures and Solutions Part I

(Access Part II here)

Time: Approximate time to complete this activity 30 min.
Materials:
  • Material 1 – Trays
  • Material 2 - Clear plastic cups
  • Material 3 – Trail Mix
  • Material 4 – Powdered Drink Mix
  • Material 5 – Water
  • Material 6 – Salt
  • Material 7 – Sugar
  • Material 8 – Powdered Cocoa
  • Material 9 – Milk
  • Material 10 - Yogurt with fruit mixed in
  • Material 11 - Mixed fruit salad
  • Material 12 - Sand
  • Material 13 - Marbles
  • Material 14 – Pepper
  • Material 15 – Plastic spoons
  • Material 16 – Recording sheet
Guiding Questions
  1. Question 1 – What is a mixture?
  2. Question 2 - What is a solution?
  3. Question 3 – How do you separate a mixture?
  4. Question 4 – How do you separate a solution?
Plan
  • Plans for part 1 of activity:

Recording Sheet and pencils

    • Guiding Questions to ask during this part of the activity: Is this a mixture or a solution? How do you know?
    • Anticipated Student Responses to guiding questions:
  • Plans for part 2 of activity – class discussion of observations
    • Guiding Questions to ask during this part of the activity: Which stations were mixtures? Which were solutions? What is the difference between a mixture and a solution?
    • Anticipated Student Responses to guiding questions:
Differentiation
  • Strategy 1 Students will work in groups
  • Strategy 2 Prepared lab sheets
ELL Modification
  • Modification 1 Visuals
  • Modification 2 Social interaction
Check for Understanding Class discussion

download.jpgMaking Our Water Work Activity 1 Intro to Mixtures and Solutions.pdf

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


by Chris Mystkowski at 4:58 PM in Activity, Elementary, Physical Science, Life Science
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