Hands-On STEAM - Physical Science Gr. 1-5
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Hands-On STEAM - Physical Science Gr. 1-5: Product Overview
Hands-On STEAM - Physical Science Gr. 1-5 is a comprehensive guide designed to teach students from grades 1 to 5 about the world of energy, motion, and the various complexities of physical science. This resource successfully integrates facets of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM), in line with modern educational initiatives such as the STEAM initiatives and Next Generation Science Standards.
Action-based Learning Approach
The resource adopts an engaging learning approach by providing experiments which can be conducted in class or smaller groups. Some examples include:
- An experiment on observing how gravity affects differently dropped objects.
- An activity on static electricity using a balloon and a wall.
Tackling Complex Concepts Through Group Projects
The concepts of light, sound and water waves are explored through group projects where students can create wave models. These activities are paired with simple reading passages for better concept comprehension.
Understanding States Of Matter With Practical Examples
To strengthen understanding about states of matter - solid, liquid & gas – students are urged to describe substances around their home based on these properties.
Promoting Teamwork Through Group Projects
The resource places heavy emphasis on team work by guiding learners to create compound machines out of at least two simple machines per group project.
An Invaluable Academic Support Asset
- This product fully incorporates academic support material like reading passages for each topic which comes along with graphic organizers for focused note-taking.
- 'Before-you-read' activities help prepare learners on building foundational knowledge whereas effective assessment tools available assist educators to gauge comprehension after every theme.
- The entire product is made up of PDF files for easy digital use, making it an excellent tool for lesson planning in any grade 1-5 classroom or homeschool setting.
Incorporating experimental learning, Hands-On STEAM - Physical Science Gr. 1-5 sets students up for an engaging and informative journey into the world of physical science.
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