This is our lesson objective: Physical properties can be observed or measured without changing the composition of matter. Physical properties are used to observe and describe matter. Physical properties include: appearance, texture, color, odor, melting point, boiling point, density, solubility, polarity, and many others. 

In our lesson we have students melting ice in their hand to observe physical changes.

Is this too far for the students in second grade to go?

Is this too much to include in one lesson where they are also cutting paper and sanding wood?

 

Julia Lohse
Julia Lohse
295 Activity Points

I agree with your observation of Physical Properties, especially as they are found among/within Mother Nature’s Toolbox. She uses her tools to change the face of the earth... forever. Once a student realizes how Physical Properties interacts with everything, the sooner one will actually understand how the nature of Physical, Chemical, Biological and Space Science interacts (just to name a few). Dr. Floyd, Micheal P., Jr. Ed. S., Ed. D., Ph. D. Earth and Space Science

Micheal P Floyd Jr
Micheal P Floyd Jr
55 Activity Points

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