Blueprint Skills

Key:  I=Introduced, D=Developing, M=Mastered, A=Assessed

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Kindergarten Structure and Properties of Matter

 

The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.

I

Describe an object according to its simple properties.

Lesson Plan Classifying Matter

Classified!

I Know That Matter

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Grade 1 Structure and Properties of Matter

 

The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.

D

Compare objects according to weight, length, and size.

Sorting and Using Materials

http://www.kidport.com/Grade1/Math/MeasureGeo/G1-M-MG1-1-3.html

 

I

Distinguish between solids and liquids.

Changing State Game

Interactions of Matter

The student will investigate the interactions of matter.

I

Observe and describe changes that can occur when two materials interact.

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Grade 2 Structure and Properties of Matter

The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.

D

Identify physical properties that can be used to describe a material.

Characteristics of Materials Game

Properties of Matter

Properties of Matter Song

D

Describe ways in which a material can be changed.

Grouping and Changing Materials

Temperature Changes

Heating and Cooling Materials (Teacher info & activities sheet)

Making Chocolate Crispies (Teacher info & activities sheet)

Interactions of Matter

The student will investigate the interactions of matter.

D

Recognize that when substances combine they may retain their individual properties (e.g., salt and pepper).

Mixing

What is Matter

D

Recognize that when substances combine they may lose their individual properties (e.g., powdered drink mix with water).

Dissolving (Teacher info & activities sheet)

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Grade 3 Structure and Properties of Matter

 The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.

D

Classify materials according to their physical properties.

Properties of Matter Song

Solids, Liquids, Gas

A

Select an object according to a particular property.

Properties of Matter Unit

Property of Matter

A

Order objects according to a specific property (e.g., longest to shortest, heaviest to lightest).

A

Identify an object when given its properties.

Solids and Liquids

States of Matter Quiz

Science Clips http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/science_9_10.shtml

D

Select and use appropriate tools to observe and measure the physical properties of materials.

A

Identify appropriate tools for determining the weight or length of materials.

Interactions of Matter The student will investigate the interactions of matter.

D

Explain how materials change their form, color, or texture when they are mixed, separated, or heated.

A

Identify the effects of mixing two types of materials (e.g., salt and pepper).

Lesson What's the Matter?

Mixtures

A

Choose features associated with physical changes.

Lesson Plan for prop. Of Matter and Physical , Chemical Change  Physical Changes

Science Clips http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/science_8_9.shtml

A

Identify methods for separating mixtures.

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Grade 4 Structure and Properties of Matter

 The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.

M

Describe and compare observations made of objects using the naked eye, magnifying glass, and microscope.

M

Describe matter by its observable physical properties (i.e., color, shape, texture, weight, volume, and length).

A

Select an object according to its observable physical properties.

Changing State

A

Identify states of matter.

States of Matter

Webquest: Matter

What is matter?

A

Determine how various types of matter change state.

Gases Around Us

Reversible and Irreversible Changes

Changing matter

Interactions of Matter  

The student will investigate the interactions of matter.

A

Choose features associated with physical changes.

A

Identify characteristics of different types of mixtures.

States of Matter

A

Determine methods for separating mixtures.

The Mixtures Lab

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Grade 5 Structure and Properties of Matter

The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.

A

Select a material according to a description of its physical properties.

States of Matter

Internet Resource:  http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html

A

Determine the appropriate metric unit of measurement for specific properties of matter.

Metric Units and Measurement

Volume Capacity Unit

Internet Resource:  http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html

A

Recognize the law of conservation of matter.
Law of Conversion of Matter

Law of Conversion of Matter and Energy

Encyclopedia Law of Conversion of Matter

Internet Resource:  http://www.iit.edu/~smile/guests/chgstate.htm

D

Describe how evaporation and condensation occur as a result of temperature change.

The Case of the Disappearing Water

Water Properties

A Summary of the Hydrologic Cycle

D

Explain why different types of matter freeze, melt, and/or evaporate at different rates.

Water Properties

A

Recognize how heat loss or gain is associated with a change in the state of matter.

What Changes the State of Matter

States of Matter

Physical and Chemical Changes Unit

Heat Conduction Quiz

Internet Resource:  http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_states.html

Interactions of Matter  

The student will investigate the interactions of matter.

I

Identify conditions associated with a chemical change.

The Mixtures Lab

A

Distinguish between physical and chemical changes.

A

Compare the effect of physical and chemical changes on matter.

A

Identify a substance as an acid (i.e., vinegar or lemon juice) or a base (i.e., soap or baking soda).

Zoom Kitchen

Internet Resource:  http://www.chem4kids.com/files/react_acidbase.html

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Grade 7 Structure and Properties of Matter

The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.

D

Differentiate among elements, compounds, and mixtures.

Lesson Elements Compounds, and Mixtures

Elements, Compounds, Mixtures

Element Lab (Game)

Interactive Periodic Table

Quiz

Mixtures Quiz

A

Distinguish between elements, compounds, and mixtures (i.e., Na, Cl, NaCl, C, O2, CO2, H2, and H20).

Interactive Practice

Periodic Table Quizzes

D

Describe the particle arrangement associated with different states of matter.

It's Just A Phase

A

Compare the motion and arrangement of molecules in solids, liquids, and gases.

Building Big

Materials

D

Identify the mass, volume, density, boiling point, melting point, and solubility of a given substance.

Physical Properties of Matter

D

Measure and/or calculate the mass, volume, density, and temperature of a given substance.

Mass and Measurement

Matter Measurement

A

Determine the measurable properties of matter and appropriate metric units (i.e., weight, mass, volume, density, size (length, width, height, and temperature).

Mass and Measurement

Matter Measurement

I

Obtain information about an element with the aid of a periodic table.

Quiz

A

Classify substances as elements or compounds from their symbols or formulas.

Elements, Mixture, and Compounds Quiz

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Grade 8 Interactions of Matter

 

The student will investigate the interactions of matter.

D

Determine whether a substance is an acid or base using an indicator.

Acid Base Quiz

A

Identify substance as an acid or a base, given its pH.

The pH factor

A

Distinguish between physical and chemical changes.

Examples of Physical and Chemical Changes

 

Recognize that oxygen, in combination with another substance, results in a chemical change.

Examples of Chemical Change

D

Identify the reactants and/or products in a chemical change.

Chemical Quiz

 

Explain why the mass of the reactants is the same as the mass of the products during a chemical change.

Lesson Reactants and Products

Reactants and Products

A

Recognize that the mass of the reactants is the same as the mass of the products, given simple chemical equations.

Reactants and Products

 

Describe how variables such as temperature and concentration affect the rate of reaction.

How Fast Do Reactions Go?

A

Determine how temperature and concentration might affect the rate of chemical reactions.

Temperature

Reactions

A

Classify a reaction as exothermic or endothermic.

Lesson Plan

Rate of Chemical Reaction

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Lesson Plans & Activities

Properties of Matter

  1. Core Unit: Properties of Matter
  2. Physical Science: Matter
  3. Grade 5: Matter Science Guide
  4. Model Unit: Properties of Matter
  5. Grade 4: What is Matter?
  6. Grade 2-3: Physical Science
  7. Grade 3 Sink or Swim
  8. Grade 4: What is Matter?
  9. Grade 5: States of Matter
  10. Grade 5 Matter
  11. Solid, Liquid, or Gas: The Water Cycle
  12. Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  13. Grade 4-5: It's A Matter of Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  14. Internet Field Trip: Properties of Matter
  15. Grade 3: Matter and How It Changes
  16. Grade 4: Measuring Matter

Interactions of Matter

  1. Physical and Chemical Changes
  2. Grade 4 Physical and Chemical Change

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Topics

Properties of Matter

  1. What is Matter?
  2. Properties of Matter Student Site
  3. Chem4Kids: Matter
  4. Properties of Matter Links
  5. The Properties of Matter
  6. States of Matter 
  7. Homemade Slime (Make your own!)
  8. Physical Properties of Matter
  9. States of Matter

Interactions of Matter

  1. Matter and Energy
  2. Physical and Chemical Changes
  3. Elements and Atoms
  4. Chemical Changes

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Interactive Websites for Students

Properties of Matter

  1. Quia: Matter, Properties of Matter,
  2. Properties of Matter Song
  3. Properties of Matter (with Quiz)
  4. Solid, Liquid, Gas Movie
  5. Properties of Matter video
  6. States of Matter
  7. Grade 4 Matter, Jocelyn Romines
  8. States of Matter Quiz
  9. Solid, Liquid or Gas Interactive Lesson
  10. Solid, Liquid, or Gas Game
  11. Solid, Liquid, or Gas Click and Drag
  12. Water, Ice, and Steam
  13. Solid, Liquid, and Gas Song
  14. Solid, Liquid, and Gas Groove Song
  15. Quia: Measuring Matter, Properties of Matter,

Interactions of Matter

  1. Physical and Chemical Change Review
  2. Physical and Chemical Change Videos
  3. Physical and Chemical Interactive Lesson
  4. Grade 4 Physical and Chemical Quiz
  5. What are Physical Changes?
  6. The Mixtures Lab
  7. Melting and Boiling
  8. Cooking for Grunucus
  9. Quia: Physical or Chemical Change?
  10. Interactive Periodic Table
  11. Science Songs (Right-click and choose "Save Target" or "Save Link" to download a copy of the song)
    Science Songs for Teaching 
    (Right-click and choose "Save Target" or "Save Link" to download a copy of the song)

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Worksheets

Properties of Matter

  1. Brain Pop Quiz
  2. Solid, Liquid, or Gas Record Sheet
  3. Properties of Materials (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  4. Testing the Properties of Materials (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  5. Liquids (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  6. Heating and Cooling Materials (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  7. Making Chocolate Crispies (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  8. Dissolving (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  9. Making Still Lemonade (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  10. Separating Solids and Liquids (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  11. Gases (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  12. Liquids and Gases (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  13. Evaporation (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  14. Condensation (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  15. Water Cycle (Teacher info & activities sheet)
  16. 3 States Worksheet
  17. Pictures of Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  18. Chemistry Kitchen
  19. Free Energy Education Materials for Teachers

Interactions of Matter

  1. Physical and Chemical Changes

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Connie Campbell              Jefferson County Schools