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Properties of Solids

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Explore and describe different properties of solid materials.

Develop vocabulary for descriptors of solids.


flexible

opaque

property

rigid

transparent

solid


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Solids and Liquids

Activity 1, Part 1
Brainstorm properties of solid objects.

Extension Activity:
Make a Solids Collage
pg. 11

Recognize solids as different from other states of matter.

sort

classify


FOSS:
Solids and Liquids

Activity 1, Part 2
Sort and describe object properties.

Read:
Is it Rough, Is it Smooth, Is it Shiny?
by, Tana Hoban


Discover how solid materials can be used in construction.

construction

FOSS:
Solids and Liquids

Activity 1, Part 3
Construct towers. Examine properties which make objects good for construction.

Learning Center:
Children create own constructions using solid materials from home.