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Science Lab Week at A Glance/Lesson Plans

Mrs. Ledford

Dates: October 22-26, 2018


All grade levels continue to practice and review classroom procedures, routines, and lab safety rules!   Continue to go over animals in the lab rules!



Kindergarten- Morton        

       What is a force?  Forces and Interactions: Pushes and Pulls

What is a push? What is a pull? 

I can identify pushes and pulls.          I can demonstrate a push and a pull. 

I can identify amount of force, change of direction. I can identify machines that do work (simple and everyday machines) Play machine charades. K-PS2-1

PS2A, PS2B and PS3C


First Grade-McBroom

Waves: Light and Sound

            What is light? How do we see? How are shadows formed? What 3 things are needed for a shadow to appear?    Transparent, translucent, and opaque- classification of objects    Light activities/observations- How do we use light to communicate? Mystery Science Activity,- prisms and bending light,-mirrors and reflecting light.

1-PS4-Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light


Second Grade -1/2 of Doss

Structure and Properties of Matter         

What is matter? What are the properties of different types of matter? How do we classify matter? Mystery Science Series “Material Magic” -  Testing properties of materials. Design a hat for survival on a desert island using criteria and constraints and knowledge of materials and their properties and uses.

Classify materials by observable properties     2-PS1-1


Third Grade- Roy    

Mystery Science “Invisible Forces” Lessons

Forces and interactions/ plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object. 

Hopper activity, measuring and predicting, comparison of materials and amount of force- data collection   (cause and effect) 3-PS2-1          3-5 –ETS1-1 and ETS1-2


Fourth Grade-   Chasteen 

Review of Light and How do we see? Models  

Mystery Science Lessons “ Human Machine” models of how eye works flat, 3-D, and lens activity .The Eye: structure and function/ Human and Animal eyes

 4-PS4-2         3-5 –ETS1-1 and ETS1-2


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