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Activity: Intro to matter/water

Friday, February 27, 2015


Activity
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Intro to matter/water
Time Approximate time to complete this activity 20 min.
Materials
  • Material 1 – Sticky notes
  • Material 2 - Markers
Guiding Questions
  1. Question 1 – What is water.
  2. Question 2 – What is matter.
Plan
  • Plans for part 1 of activity: What do we know
    • Guiding Questions to ask during this part of the activity: What is matter?
    • Anticipated Student Responses to guiding questions: Stuff you can see.
  • Plans for part 2 of activity: What do we know about water?
    • Guiding Questions to ask during this part of the activity: What is water?
    • Anticipated Student Responses to guiding questions: Stuff we drink, use for cleaning, bathing, and it can be liquid, solid, or gas.
Differentiation
  • Strategy 1- Visuals/pictures for matter
  • Strategy 2- Visuals of the types of water and uses
ELL Modification
  • Modification 1- Visuals used
  • Modification 2- social interaction
Check for Understanding

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

Have students pair and share with a partner their ideas of what matter and water are.


Making Our Water Work Activity 1 Intro to Matter Water.pdf


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


by Science Generalist at 1:34 PM in Activity, Elementary, Physical Science
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