|Lesson 1: What Happens If?
- Listen to the reading of "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie."
In Part I of this
handout and write down examples of the cause effect relationships
you observed occurring in the book.
- Work with your Think-Pairs-Share partner to discuss your
- Use the laboratory materials given to you by your teacher
and record your findings in Part II of the worksheet you
received. You will complete several experiments and then must
identify the cause and the effect.
- Break a crayon.
- Write on a t-shirt (given to you - not your own) with
- Handle and move an egg.
- Mix two different colors of play dough
- You will watch a demonstration by your teacher and again be
asked about the cause and effect.
- Homework: Find three examples of cause and effect in
nature. Be prepared to present your findings.
|Lesson 2: Show Me the Muscle
- Observe the items on the table in front of the room.
No touching, please.
- Use your white boards to make notes and observations.
- Take notes from your teacher's presentation on the topic of
- Assemble in teacher assigned groups (4).
- Organize the cubes you are given in order from greatest to
lowest density. Be able and prepared to explain.
- Use the beakers, water and rock samples distributed.
Determine the density of each sample and then arrange samples in order
- Homework: Find two objects that differ in
density. Bring in the objects; be prepared to present your
|Lesson 3: What Goes Up, Must Come
- Write your answer this question: What happens when
gases and liquids are heated?
- Participate in the discussion and share your answer.
- Carefully cut out your paper snake.
- Attach the piece of string you received.
- Follow your teacher's directions; observe the results of
- Answer the questions posed by your teacher.
|Lesson 4: Topsy Turvy
- Write your responses to this: Tell what you know
about ice. Explain how and where it forms and the conditions
needed for this to happen.
- Write your name on the styrofoam cup your receive.
- Fill your cup two thirds full of ice water.
- Place your cup in the freezer (follow your teacher's
- View the demonstration given by your teacher. Write
your explanations for the result.
- Duplicate your teacher's demonstration with your cup.
Were the results the same?
- Tell how density related to the results.
- Homework: Write one paragraph relating the experimental
findings to the way the Earth's salt and fresh water respond to
The "Land" Down Under
- View the power
point presentation covering the Earth's continents and their
changes in position.
- Use the map
provided by your teacher as a reference. Be observant.
- Explain how a conveyor belt works. (Think of a
grocery store or the luggage distribution system in an airport).
- Create a flipbook to show the way materials move along a
materials, references, background information, and credits are