Physical Science Lesson Plan Templates in Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science

Find free Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science Lesson Plan Templates on Physical Science.
Active Energy Sources
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Common Core
EIA Energy has lots of great energy related stories, hands-on activities, and research articles for your classroom! For more curriculum-based lessons...
Airzooka
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
Common Core
Build a mini air cannon! Use a plastic cup, balloon, CD, masking tape, and scissors to make a scaled-down version of the classic torus cannon--an air...
Hydrogen and Electrolysis
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  • Physical Science
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
EIA Energy has lots of great energy related stories, hands-on activities, and research articles for your classroom! For more curriculum-based lessons...
Liquid Layers
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  • Physical Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Common Core
You child will use layers of colored and non-colored liquids to compare densities of household objects. Aligned to Common Core State Standard: SL.4.1
Energy Efficiency in the Home
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  • Physical Science
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
The purpose of this lesson by the U.S. Department of Energy is to develop student understanding of the economic and environmental impact of energy...
Energy From the Sun Teacher and Student Guides
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Common Core
These hands-on explorations from the U.S. Department of Energy introduce the scientific concepts of solar energy to elementary students. The...
Geothermal Energy
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  • Energy
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
Geothermal energy is one of the components of the National Energy Policy: “Reliable, Affordable, and Environmentally Sound Energy for America’s...
Carbon Dioxide, Temperature, and Human Impact
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Standards aligned
This lesson on carbon dioxide, temperature, and human impact was developed by Hanna Nielsen at the Coastal Ecosystems Institute, and it centers on a...
Energy Flow Activity 4: Food Chains Rummy (Grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students synthesize their understanding of energy flow and trophic relationships through “Food Chains Rummy,” a modified version of the classic card...
Pancake force diagrams
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
Students create their own diagrams to show the forces involved when flipping a pancake. Aligned with common core standard: 5.MD.1 For further...