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Properties of Water

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Access prior knowledge.


Brainstorm:
Scattergrams
Free association of words relate to water.
Write water on chart paper and have students call out related words. Use colored markers to circle associated words, forming topics such as uses of water, water purity, etc.

Observe how water reacts on four different materials.

wax paper

aluminum foil

paper towel

copy paper

absorb

beads

liquid


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Water Module

Activity 1, Part 1
pg. 6

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 1


Observe and explore the property of water surface tension.

surface tension

dome

surface

detergent

salt water


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 1, Part 2
pp. 7 & 8

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 2


Observe the movement of water on a slope.

slope

flow

speed

water dome

erosion

flooding


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 1, Part 3
pp. 8 & 9

Raindrop Story
Blackline Master

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 3