SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts.
Would you like to make you own geyser explode? Take part in a copper caper? Create a glittering globe? Investigate ice crystals?
The answer, of course, is ... YES!
Dive into this pool of web sites to discover dynamic, mind-expanding places where teachers and students will increase their understanding of matter and materials.
The Web pages targeted from this guide provide content material, activities, lesson plans, assessments, or interactive sites for use by teachers and students, broken into appropriate age-level categories. They align with the National Science Education Standards (NSES).
NSES Physical Science Content Standard B includes three main parts for grades 5-8:
- Properties and Changes of Properties in Matter
- Motions and Forces, and
- Transfer of Energy.
This web guide focuses on the first of these three parts, Properties and Changes of Properties in Matter.