Characteristics of Matter
|Mattie Drane||Crown Academy|
|2128 S. St. Louis|
|Chicago IL 60623|
The objectives of this lesson are for primary and intermediate graders to examine the relationships among gravity, weight, and mass, the metric measurement of distance and volume, and density and its application to physical properties.
These materials can be used for groups of four.
3 plastic zip-up bags
Small block of wood
1 cup water
Short candle and matches
These materials can be used for a class of 24.
Bottle of pop
Open up a bottle of soda pop and set it on a table. Immediately slip the end of a balloon over the neck of the bottle. Pull the balloon’s end well down over the bottle so that it fits tightly. Check on the balloon about every 10 minutes for any changes.
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