Help your class gain a foundational understanding of matter by learning how to conduct inquiry and gain an understanding about the characteristics of gases. This lab will have your students amazed at what is really in the air.
In this teacher-approved lesson, students will make and play with oobleck (corn starch and water), then write about their experiments. Young scientists will have a blast seeing their oobleck mixtures seemingly come to life.
Chemistry and physical science are fascinating topics! These physical science lesson plans challenge fifth graders to learn about the hidden properties of matter. Can they differentiate between physical and chemical properties? Do they understand how particles in the air act when they are hot or cold? Discuss these questions and more with these fifth-grade learning activities.