Ideas for Teaching The Properties of Matter in 5th Grade

Welcome to the first post in a series of upcoming posts on Ideas for Teaching Science. I am hoping to give each of my fellow teachers out there enough ideas and materials to save hours of planning time. Why scan Pinterest for hours when you can find a collection of my ideas right here in … Continue reading Ideas for Teaching The Properties of Matter in 5th Grade

Measuring Mass: Popcorn Lab

Here is a fun, simple, and yummy lab to help your students practice measuring mass. Problem: Does the mass of a bag full of popcorn change after it is popped? Hypothesis: Have students make a prediction. Example: "I think the bag of popcorn will have more mass after it is popped because the popcorn gets … Continue reading Measuring Mass: Popcorn Lab