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Mixtures and Solutions Lesson: 5th Grade
Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:36 PM
For one of our classes, we had to create a 5E lesson with a demonstration included in that lesson so I have attached that lesson on this post for anyone to use that is teaching 5th grade science! The lesson is over mixtures and solutions and includes hands on activities as well as an engaging demonstration.
5E_Lesson_Mixtures_and_Solutions.doc (0.05 Mb)
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Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:18 PM
Thanks for the detailed lesson on mixtures and solutions. One suggestion: be sure you don't have any students with severe allergies, esp. to peanuts, or substitute the peanuts with something nom-allergenic.
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Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:35 PM
Thanks for sharing your lesson with us. I think it's awesome that teachers and student teachers are sharing lessons they have done. It helps a lot when looking for a topic you may not be familiar with. I love the demonstration. Thanks again!
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Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:04 AM
This is a great lesson! I am in an ELA/Social Studies classroom and have little opportunity to see Science in a classroom so I am always looking for thorough lesson plans to prepare myself for a self-contained classroom. Thanks for sharing!
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Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:59 PM
Just found this, thanks a lot!
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Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:18 PM
It is always wonderful and useful to find great lesson plans that incorporate things students use in their daily life. These resource materials in this lesson will complement what you are already doing and offer additional ideas to inspire further exploration. The activities are designed for experiential learning for children to experience each concept, rather than simply talking about it. I am always looking for new ideas on teaching a topic. Thank you for posting.
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Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:36 PM
I really love your lesson plan for this topic. It inspired me for my week long lessons for mixtures, solubility, and solutions! I added an extra station to the list of what you had. I added water with food coloring to represent the primary colors. I want them to see all sorts of changes and make cross curricular connections.
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Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:56 PM
Great idea. You can also find free lesson ideas at http://www.middleschoolchemistry.com/ These activities were developed by the American Chemical Society. I've attached my 5E lesson that I've done in several 5th grade classrooms.
5ELesson_Plan_chemicalReactions.pdf (0.39 Mb)
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Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:19 PM
This is a great site, Chris! The lesson are aligned to NGSS and they can be adapted for upper elementary.
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Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:35 AM
Thanks for sharing this! I love introducing the lesson with a book and closing it with a video. That would really help solidify the hands on learning. I did a similar lab and had my LEP students create a table where they drew a picture of their stations, told whether they were a mixture or solution, and wrote a brief explanation of how they knew.
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Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:15 PM
Thank you so much for sharing!
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