Mystery Bags to Develop Observation and Inference Skills. Here’s an easy-to-teach science activity that builds science process skills in a playful context. Science Mystery Bags teaches students to use observations to develop inferences. (You can also easily connect it to literary inferencing as well, for a cross-curricular approach.)
Properties of Matter pack from Kristin Lee's Science (and more) Shop. Includes a PowerPoint with terms such as malleable, ductile, luster, density, toxicity, etc as they relate to the inherent physical and chemical properties of matter. Also includes student notes in the form of a fill in the blank PowerPoint with printing instructions and a column worksheet for students to separate chemical from physical properties.
This Forms of Energy poster is designed to aide students in understanding that there are many forms of energy that can be used in various ways. Energy can also be transformed from one form to another. The Texas TEK (5.6A) is listed within the poster inlcuding if the TEK is a Readiness or Supporting Standard.
Scientific Method: Posters, Experiments and Journals