Fourth Grade, Chemistry Lesson Plans (1 result)
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There are many different ways to make slime. In this lesson plan, your students will use the engineering design process to design their own slime product. They will need to decide on the desired properties for their slime and then experiment to find the best recipe.
NGSS Performance Expectations:
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.
- Optional: 5-PS1-2.
Measure and graph quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of matter is conserved. (see Variations)
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