Knowledge of Nature Curriculum - Chemistry & Physics for small folks!

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Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics
Lesson 1: Chemistry and Physics Matter

Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics (Young Explorer Series)

Read

p. 15-17

  • Intro
  • In the Beginning
  • Forming the World
  • Everything Matters

p. 18-20

  • Matter Matters
  • Turn Up the Volume
  • Mass Matters

p. 20-21

  • Density Matters

 

 

Activities

p. 17 Try This: I Spy

p. 19 Try This: measuring volume

Narrate what matter, volume, and mass are.

p. 20 Try This: eggs

 p. 22 Try This: food coloring & salt

p. 23 Try This: sink or float

Science Reading

Archimedes and the Door of Science (Living History Library)

Archimedes and the Door of Science

This book should be done as a read aloud for grades 3 and up. Younger children may not understand some of it. Advanced children can read it themselves.

Chapters 1-2

Put a picture of the book cover in your timeline, if you have one.

Archimedes
287 BC-212 BC

Chapters 3-4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Put a picture of the book cover in your timeline, if you have one. Write underneath it: Archimedes 287 BC- 212 BC.

Look up Syracuse, Italy, where Archimedes was born, on Google Maps. Make sure to turn on satellite view (lower left corner box). Zoom out. What else is nearby? Zoom all the way out until you can see what part of Italy Syracuse is in.

Splat!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with States of Matter (Wile E. Coyote, Physical Science Genius)

Splat!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with States of Matter

Read today.

For older kids:
The Solid Truth about the States of Matter comic

states of matter

 

 

 

 

Literature Link

What Floats in a Moat?

What Floats in a Moat?

 

Read today.

Click here for a YouTube reading of this book.

 

 

 

Notebooking / Printables

 

Fill out this printable with information about Archimedes.

An assortment of Archimedes notebooking pages

Archimedes cursive copywork

Crafts & Activities

 

 

 

Highlights Magazine: alternate egg experiment

 

 

Extras

Video

 

The story of Cao Chong and how he found out an elephants weight using the principle of buoyancy.

The Spangler Effect: Density Science - 9 layer density tower

Absolute Genius: Archimedes (National Geographic Kids)

Magic School Bus Ups and Downs

Online

 

 

 

 

Houghton Mifflin Floating simulation

Float or sink soda experiment

 

 

 

Guesthollow store

 

Link to Guest Hollow

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