Teacher(s): Sara, Amy, Audrey

Date: 1-31-2017

Subject: Science; states of matter

Common Core/Standards:

K.PS1-1(MA)- Investigate and communicate the idea that different kinds of materials can be
solid or liquid depending on temperature.

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and identify the state of matter: solid.

Supplies:

 States of Matter youtube video
o Matter Chatter by Harry Kindergarten Music
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C33WdI64FiY
 Examples of solids
o Rock
o Paper
o Pillow
o Stuffed animal
o Cup
o Chair
 Chart paper
 Writing utensils

Procedure:

1. Introduce states of matter
a. Solid, liquid gas
2. Introduce Solid as a state of matter
a. Solids have their own shape
b. Solids can be hard or soft
c. Some solids can turn into a liquid
3. Pass around examples of solids
4. Have students say that ____ is a solid
a. "A pencil is a solid."

Assessment:

 Formative; thumbs up (yes), thumbs down (no).
o Example: Is a rock a solid?
o Example: Is water a solid?
 Exit ticket: draw one (1) example of a solid
Teacher(s): Sara, Amy, Audrey

Date: 2-1-2017

Subject: Science; states of matter

Common Core/Standards:

K.PS1.A- Investigate and communicate the idea that different kinds of materials can be solid or
liquid depending on temperature.

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and identify the state of matter: liquid.

Supplies:

 States of Matter youtube video
o Matter Chatter by Harry Kindergarten Music
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C33WdI64FiY
 Examples of liquid
o Water
o Lemonade
o Salad dressing
 Clear glasses/cups

Procedure:

5. Review states of matter
a. Solid, liquid gas
6. Introduce Liquid as a state of matter
a. Liquids take the shape of a container
b. Liquids can be hot or cold
c. Liquids can be thick or thin
i. Water is thin
ii. Salad dressing is thick
7. Show examples of liquids
a. Pour into clear glasses
8. Have students say that ____ is a liquid
a. "Water is a liquid."
Assessment:

 Formative; thumbs up (yes), thumbs down (no).
o Example: Is salad dressing a liquid?
o Example: Is a carrot a liquid?
 Exit ticket: draw one (1) example of a liquid
Teacher(s): Sara, Amy, Audrey

Date: 2-2-2017

Subject: Science; states of matter

Common Core/Standards:

K.PS1.A- Investigate and communicate the idea that different kinds of materials can be solid or
liquid depending on temperature.

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and identify the states of matter: liquid and solid.

Supplies:

 States of Matter youtube video
o Matter Chatter by Harry Kindergarten Music
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C33WdI64FiY
 Solid or Liquid sort paper
 Pictures of solids and liquids

Procedure:

9. Review states of matter
a. Solid, liquid gas
10. Give pictures examples of solids and liquids, have students decide if the examples are a
solid or a liquid
a. Sort these pictures in pocket chart or on magnetic board
11. After class sort, have students return to their seats to complete their own solid or liquid
sort

Assessment:

 Solid and Liquid sort paper will be done independently to assess who is understanding
the science material.
Name:

Solid Liquid
Teacher(s): Sara, Amy, Audrey

Date: 2-6-2017

Subject: Science; states of matter

Common Core/Standards:

K.PS1.A- Investigate and communicate the idea that different kinds of materials can be solid or
liquid depending on temperature.

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and identify the states of matter: gas.

Supplies:

 States of Matter youtube video
o Matter Chatter by Harry Kindergarten Music
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C33WdI64FiY
 Baking Soda
 Vinegar
 Balloon
 Empty water bottle

Procedure:

1. Review states of matter
a. Solid, liquid gas
2. Introduce Gas as a state of matter
a. Gas can fill any space
b. Gas can be invisible
3. Give examples of gases
a. Air
b. Helium
c. Steam
d. Smoke
4. Have students say that ____ is a gas
a. "Steam is a gas."
5. Go outside with baking soda, vinegar, empty water bottle, and the balloon
a. Put vinegar into empty water bottle
b. Add 2 spoonfuls of baking soda into bottle with vinegar
c. Quickly put balloon on top of the bottle
i. If done properly, the gases from this reaction should inflate the balloon

Assessment:

 Formative; thumbs up (yes), thumbs down (no).
o Example: Is lemonade a gas?
o Example: Is steam a gas?
Teacher(s): Sara, Amy, Audrey

Date: 2-7-2017

Subject: Science; states of matter

Common Core/Standards:

K.PS1.A- Investigate and communicate the idea that different kinds of materials can be solid or
liquid depending on temperature.

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and identify the states of matter: solid, liquid, and
gas.

Supplies:

 States of Matter youtube video
o Matter Chatter by Harry Kindergarten Music
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C33WdI64FiY
 Chart paper
 Writing utensils
 Ice cube tray
 Examples of liquids (water, lemonade, salad dressing)

Procedure:

12. Review states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas
13. Ask students what they think will happen if some liquids get too cold
a. Make a chart with their predictions
i. Ex. Freeze vs. Nothing
14. Pour liquids into ice cube tray and put into freezer
a. Results revealed tomorrow

Assessment:

 Ask each student what something is: solid, liquid, or gas
o Ex. What is a rock? Solid
o What is lemonade? Liquid
o What is air? gas
Teacher(s): Sara, Amy, Audrey

Date: 2-8-2017

Subject: Science; states of matter

Common Core/Standards:

K.PS1.A- Investigate and communicate the idea that different kinds of materials can be solid or
liquid depending on temperature.

Objective: Students will be able to recognize and identify the states of matter: solid, liquid, and
gas.

Supplies:

 States of Matter youtube video
o Matter Chatter by Harry Kindergarten Music
o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C33WdI64FiY
 Chart paper from previous lesson
 Writing utensils
 Ice cube tray from previous lesson
 Hair dryer
 Solids that won't melt (block, pencil)

Procedure:

15. Review states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas
16. Reveal results from liquid experiment
a. Mark on chart paper which ones froze
17. Ask students what they think will happen if some solids get too hot/warm
a. Make a chart with their predictions
i. Ex. Melt vs. Nothing
18. Put solids underneath hair dryer (blowing warm air)
a. Use ice tray liquids to melt
b. Use other solids to demonstrate not all solids will melt
c. Mark on chart paper which ones melted
Assessment:

 Ask each student what something is: solid, liquid, or gas
o Ex. What is a rock? Solid
o What is lemonade? Liquid
o What is air? gas