Physical Science

This document contains specific, interactive ideas for teaching and review of 6 academic vocabulary words covered in Kindergarten.  This document will grow over time.  The words currently included are: character, setting, schema, observation, investigation, living/non-living.

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Hockey Scholar brings science, math & engineering concepts to life using the exciting, fast-paced game of hockey. Through immersive hockey simulations, each online module enables students to explore real-life applications of fundamental STEM concepts.

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Here is a digestive system assessment we use for fifth grade created on wizer.me

There is a practice quiz using quizzez as well.  

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A unit that will develop a model for constant velocity using verbal, graphical, and quantitative representations.  It begins with a paradigm lab using a constant speed toy cars (or any other similar device).

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Blended unit outline for 3rd grade science teaching sound. In this unit students will learn about the components of sound and gain an understanding of how sound travels and how it is created. Students will used several different Web 2.0 tools to demonstrate their learning and to gather information. 

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Blendd Unit for 3rd grade teaching science sound standards.

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A complete model for describing 1-D accelerated motion (descriptive, motion maps, graphs and kinematic equations).  Begins with a paradigm lab of motion on an incline.  The lab utilizes Vernier Logger Pro motion detectors the way I implement it, but can be done with other methods of data collection.

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Using third grade Michigan Science Standards of Force and Motion, students will learn about force and motion, then design, describe, and create an arcade game for others to play.  Since this is a PBL, many ELA content standards are also included.  

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Using third grade Michigan Science Standards students will learn about force and motion then design, describe, and create an arcade game for others to play.  Since this is a PBL, many ELA content standards are also included.

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Students will gain a better understanding of force, momentum, friction, kinetic energy, and potential energy, as well as other key vocabulary from physical science with this fun unit.  

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