Physical Science Lesson Plans

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States Of Matter: Identifying Solids, Liquids, and Gases
States Of Matter: Identifying Solids, Liquids, and Gases
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States Of Matter: Identifying Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Use this lesson to show your students the different types of solids, liquids, and gases. Show them how a solid turns into a liquid and how a liquid turns into a gas by using real life examples.
2nd grade
Science
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Sink or Float
Sink or Float
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Sink or Float
Introduce your students to the scientific concept of sink or float. This hands-on experiment allows them to see which objects sink and which float. The concepts taught will be solidified with the completion of worksheets.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Potential And Kinetic Energy
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Walk, sleep, run, eat! We're constantly using energy, whether we're moving or not. In this lesson, students learn how their bodies are constantly converting potential energy into kinetic energy and kinetic energy back to potential energy.
1st grade
Science
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What's the Matter? Solids, Liquids, and Gases!
What's the Matter? Solids, Liquids, and Gases!
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What's the Matter? Solids, Liquids, and Gases!
Science can be sticky! This interactive lesson with an ooey-gooey ending will solidify your students' understanding of the states of matter!
4th grade
Science
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Energy is an essential part of our daily lives, but the resources that power the Earth are being threatened. In this lesson, students learn about renewable and non-renewable resources, including those that need protection.
2nd grade
Science
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All About Matter: Chemical vs. Physical Changes
All About Matter: Chemical vs. Physical Changes
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All About Matter: Chemical vs. Physical Changes
Show your class how combining two objects can create a new object in this hands-on science lesson. Students will learn why breaking apart an object doesn't change its mass.
5th grade
Science
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Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
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Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
What do a bicycle and a car have in common? They both move using the simple machine wheel and axle. In this lesson, students learn about how this simple machine works, and will identify objects that use a wheel and axle.
2nd grade
Science
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Water Soluble Science
Water Soluble Science
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Water Soluble Science
Your students will enjoy this hands on lesson where they make simple solutions and mixtures. They will have an opportunity to predict and observe solids that dissolve in water.
1st grade
Science
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Magnet Magic
Magnet Magic
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Magnet Magic
Help your students' reasoning skills grow with this activity that has them make educated guesses on whether or not an item will be attracted to a magnet.
Preschool
Science
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A Solid Investigation
A Solid Investigation
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A Solid Investigation
In this lesson, your students will explore the properties of solids and learn to describe them in various ways.
2nd grade
Science
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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
This fun and interactive lesson will teach your students the scientific method to find out if something sinks or floats with a little help from Cookie Monster.
Kindergarten
Science
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Matter: Sink or Float
Matter: Sink or Float
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Matter: Sink or Float
Sink or float? This simple lesson has students guess the densities of different objects and place them into water to test their predictions.
Kindergarten
Science
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Liquid Detectives
Liquid Detectives
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Liquid Detectives
This hands-on lesson will get your students to investigate some mystery liquids, and they will have to use their observational skills to figure out what they are.
1st grade
Science
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Mad Scientist: Electric Circuits
Mad Scientist: Electric Circuits
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Mad Scientist: Electric Circuits
Mad scientists! In this lesson, your students will explore electrical circuits and engage in a hands-on activity to create them. They will identify the differences between parallel and series circuits.
4th grade
Science
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Ooey Gooey Oobleck
Ooey Gooey Oobleck
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Ooey Gooey Oobleck
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.
5th grade
Science
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You Can't See Me!
You Can't See Me!
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You Can't See Me!
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.
5th grade
Science
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Physical Science Lesson Plans

Engage children’s natural curiosity about how things work with this collection of physical science lesson plans. Introduce young learners to the scientific method as they experiment with magnets, explore buoyancy, or learn how to make predictions and record observations. More advanced scientists can explore electrical circuits, experiment with chemical and physical changes, learn about the different states of matter, and more!