Item # ES-LKCHE01

Explore Science: States of Matter

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Teach kids all about the states of States of Matter with four lessons and 11 hands-on activities. Each lesson takes about an hour to complete. This kit includes the curriculum text and science activity supplies.

Grades K-2
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Item # ES-LKCHE01
Explore Science: Matter. A K-2 Science Curriculum
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DESCRIPTION

Learn all about the states of States of Matter with four lessons and 11 hands-on activities. Each lesson takes about an hour to complete.

Explore Science: States of Matter

  • Lesson 1: The Three Common States of Matter — Learn what matter is, the differences among the three common states of matter, and how to classify substances as solid, liquid, or gas.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 50 min 
    • 2 Activities: The Changing States of Matter & The Matter Song
  • Lesson 2: Solid Matter— Discover how the way molecules are organized determines the state of matter. Change a solid into a liquid, and learn about mass. 
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 2 Activities: Make a Solid From a Liquid & Molecules in a Solid Worksheet
  • Lesson 3: Liquid Matter — Explore how molecules in a liquid behave, how to turn a solid into a liquid, and whether a liquid can change back into a solid. 
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Yummy Melts, A Mess to Learn From & Molecules in a Liquid Worksheet
  • Lesson 4: Gas Matter — Investigate how molecules behave in a gas and whether a liquid can turn into a gas. 
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Gas at Work, Another Mess to Learn From & Molecules in a Gas Worksheet

What is Explore Science?

From Home Science Tools, Explore Science is a new topical curriculum for grades K-2.

Based on the 5E teaching model, lessons begin with hands-on activities. Standalone one-box kits provide a month of science at roughly one lesson per week.

What can I expect from each Explore Science unit?

  • 1-4 hands-on activities per lesson
  • 4-6 lessons per unit
  • 1 month of K-2 science instruction
  • Curriculum + activity supplies in one box
  • Step-by-step teaching guide with discussion Q&A

Where do I start?

We recommend using  Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills first. It includes concepts, vocabulary, and materials needed for other units.

What are the 5Es?

  • Engage students.
  • Explore key concepts.
  • Explain new discoveries.
  • Extend student learning.
  • Evaluate new understanding. 

Note: This kit is intended for parent/teacher use to complete curriculum lab activities with students. It includes items that are not designed or intended primarily for children ages 12 and under.

MORE INFORMATION BOX

 

CONTENTS TAB

Explore Science: States of Matter

  • 1 Wax pencil (marks glass)
  • 1 Balloons, medium, 9"
  • 1 Stirring rod, glass, 10"
  • 1 Candle, tea light
  • 1 Glass jar, 16 oz 
  • 1 Explore Science: States of Matter text, 52 pages
  • 2 Hershey milk chocolate bar
  • 1 Small mass set, hexagon

SPECIFICATIONS TAB

 

DESCRIPTION

Learn all about the states of States of Matter with four lessons and 11 hands-on activities. Each lesson takes about an hour to complete.

Explore Science: States of Matter

  • Lesson 1: The Three Common States of Matter — Learn what matter is, the differences among the three common states of matter, and how to classify substances as solid, liquid, or gas.
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 50 min 
    • 2 Activities: The Changing States of Matter & The Matter Song
  • Lesson 2: Solid Matter— Discover how the way molecules are organized determines the state of matter. Change a solid into a liquid, and learn about mass. 
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 2 Activities: Make a Solid From a Liquid & Molecules in a Solid Worksheet
  • Lesson 3: Liquid Matter — Explore how molecules in a liquid behave, how to turn a solid into a liquid, and whether a liquid can change back into a solid. 
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Yummy Melts, A Mess to Learn From & Molecules in a Liquid Worksheet
  • Lesson 4: Gas Matter — Investigate how molecules behave in a gas and whether a liquid can turn into a gas. 
    • Estimated Lesson Time: 60 min
    • 3 Activities: Gas at Work, Another Mess to Learn From & Molecules in a Gas Worksheet

What is Explore Science?

From Home Science Tools, Explore Science is a new topical curriculum for grades K-2.

Based on the 5E teaching model, lessons begin with hands-on activities. Standalone one-box kits provide a month of science at roughly one lesson per week.

What can I expect from each Explore Science unit?

  • 1-4 hands-on activities per lesson
  • 4-6 lessons per unit
  • 1 month of K-2 science instruction
  • Curriculum + activity supplies in one box
  • Step-by-step teaching guide with discussion Q&A

Where do I start?

We recommend using  Explore Science: An Intro to Scientific Skills first. It includes concepts, vocabulary, and materials needed for other units.

What are the 5Es?

  • Engage students.
  • Explore key concepts.
  • Explain new discoveries.
  • Extend student learning.
  • Evaluate new understanding. 

Note: This kit is intended for parent/teacher use to complete curriculum lab activities with students. It includes items that are not designed or intended primarily for children ages 12 and under.

MORE INFORMATION BOX

 

CONTENTS TAB

Explore Science: States of Matter

  • 1 Wax pencil (marks glass)
  • 1 Balloons, medium, 9"
  • 1 Stirring rod, glass, 10"
  • 1 Candle, tea light
  • 1 Glass jar, 16 oz 
  • 1 Explore Science: States of Matter text, 52 pages
  • 2 Hershey milk chocolate bar
  • 1 Small mass set, hexagon

SPECIFICATIONS TAB

 
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