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Lesson Plan: What Are the Phases of Matter?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lesson Plan Day 6 – What Are the Phases of Matter?
Level 3 Question(s) Addressed: ​ ​
  • What are the phases of matter?
  • What are the properties of the different phases of matter?
  • What forms of matter does water take?
Date(s): Day 6
Content Standard(s): NOS Aspects
  • Standard 1 SOL 5.4 b
  • Standard 2 SOL 5.1 h, i, j, k
  • Standard 3
  • Tenet 1 – Understandable
  • Tenet 3 – Demands Evidence
  • Tenet 4 – Logic & Imagination
  • Tenet 6 – Observation & Inference
Student Objective(s) for this lesson: ​ ​
  1. Objective 1 – Know the phases of matter.
  2. Objective 2 – Know the properties of matter in each phase.
  3. Objective 3 – Know the forms water takes.
Misconceptions to address in this lesson: ​ ​
  1. Misconception 1 – Water disappears when it turns into a gas.
Safety Concerns in this lesson: ​ ​
  • Safety 1 – Use of scissors
  • Safety 2 – Ball bearings
download.jpg Making Our Water Work Lesson Plan What Are the Phases of Matter.pdf


Related Activities:
Activity #1 Intro to Phases of Matter
[download.jpg Making Our Water Work Activity Intro to Phases of Matter.pdf] Link
Activity #2 Making models of phases of matter
[download.jpg Making Our Water Work Activity Making models of phases of matter.pdf] Link
Activity #3 Closing of Session
[download.jpgMaking Our Water Work Activity Water Phases Closing of Session.pdf] Link

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



by Science Generalist at 3:44 PM in Elementary, Physical Science, Lesson Plan
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