So, I was scanning over that list of posts that pops up when you go to your blogger opening page,
you know what I mean,
and noticed that almost every post of mine is tied to a linkie of some sort. Well, that is not a bad thing. I mean I have met some great blog friends that way and get tons of teaching ideas and hints, but, well anyway….this post is going to be
And it has been update many times! Look at it now:
And it works very well! Kids were able to complete the fun little task and did a great job on the lab sheet. Personally I think they like the fact that it is called a lab sheet! It sounds cool!
Well, that , plus they get to wear cool little lab coats and safety goggles:
NEXT, there is a non-fiction reading selection about Chemical and Physical Changes. We read that and then tested a tray of chemical powders with vinegar.
One of those powders is baking soda and it fizzes- which reinforces the first task we completed and further cements the changing aspect of chemical changes. This is followed by a sorting activity. It’s the Vocabulary Building part of the package!
Now, for the most spectacular part:
With a few simple ingredients:
AND FINALLY: the best ever, most amazing, grand-prize winning task:
This culminating activity is splendid as it makes the kids think and WRITE about why the last task is a chemical change or a physical change.
So, you ask, what have I learned from TPT?