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

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The Fate of Calcium Carbonate
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  • Physical Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Calcium carbonate is a chemical found in eggshells, seashells, and many other materials. Observe how calcium carbonate reacts with common liquids.
It's a Gas
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  • Physical Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Some chemical reactions make things that we can’t see. So how do we know something is there? See for yourself.
Oxygen - The 21% Solution
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  • Physical Science
  • K-2, 3-5
Did you know oxygen causes things to rust? Well… sort of. Observe this rusting chemical reaction to see how oxygen gets used up.
Rust—The Crust That Makes Stuff Bust
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  • Physical Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Discover which materials make steel wool rust.
Disappearing Statues
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  • Physical Science
  • K-2, 3-5
Find out how acid rain breaks down materials.
Stranded on an Island
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  • Physical Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
This activity provides hands-on experience classifying various matter based on the physical properties of magnetism, conductivity, density, opacity,...
Build a Pizza Box Solar Oven
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Check out this staightforward lesson from the U.S. Department of Energy, that can be adapted for all grade levels, on how to build a solar oven.
Building the Basic PVC Wind Turbine
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This plan from the U.S. Department of Energy shows how to make a rugged and inexpensive classroom wind turbine that can be used for lab bench-based...
Energy Detectives
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  • Energy
  • 3-5, MS
Students explore the classroom as they look and feel for signs of energy. They record the ways they use energy throughout a typical day in an energy...
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...