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Lab Materials Needed

Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Understanding Atoms: The Building Blocks of Matter are Really, Really, Small

Student Edition

(English/Spanish)

Teacher Edition

(English/Spanish)

Matter and Its Interactions 5-PS1-1:

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Pacing Guide: Recommended time to complete this unit - 1 month

 Instruction day 1 (pages ):  Explain the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 2 (pages 43 - 46):  Read, discuss, and write

 Instruction day 3 (pages 47 - 48):  Read, discuss, and write

 Instruction day 4 (pages 49 - 50):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 5 (pages 51 - 52):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 6 (pages 53 - 54):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 7 (pages 55 - 56):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 8 (pages 57 - 58):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 9 (pages 59 - 62):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 10 (pages 63 - 64):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 11 (pages 65 - 66):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 12 (pages 67 - 68):  Hands On Activity: Atom Hat Modeling!

 Instruction day 13 (page 69):  STEM Vocabulary

Instruction day 14 (page 70):   Hands on Activity: Program An Atom Animation

 Instruction day 15 (page 71):   Writing Workshop

Pacing Guide Word Color Key:   

                   Green words- Hands-on Activity      Black words- Book reading      Blue words: Revisit the Phenomenon