Physical Science Lesson Plan #11 (10-14-2019)


Periodic Table of Elements





Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

In this unit students will develop and use models in addition to using mathematics and computational thinking. Specifically in the field of Patterns, Energy and Matter, and Types of Chemical Interactions. The goal is for a student average of 85%.



Students will be able to better explain the following by the end of the  lesson today:

  • Structure and Properties of Matter
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Types of Interaction


Behavioral Norms:

  • Learn from mistakes
  • Tolerance
  • Participate
  • Personal electronics only when appropriate


Course Digital Resources:

Link -> Physical Science – Unit 3 Reading

Link -> Mr. Tyler’s Physical Science Digital Resources

Link -> Interactive Periodic Table 

Link -> Online Stop Watch 

Game -> Little Alchemy

Game -> Little Alchemy2

Warm Up: Unit 3 Test Review

Go to

Room “A89559b4”



Step #1 Cereal Iron Lab (20 Minutes)

We are going to rerun the iron in cereal lab since our last time was a flop. Handouts and supplies will be provided.

Lab Set Up Video Link -> Sick Science: Iron in Cereal

Info Link -> Why is iron important to our bodies?


Step #2 Scientific Current Events (10 Minutes)

While the cereal solution is being put together we are going to get caught up with what is currently happening in the world of science. The form and news source below will be printed for you and handed out.

Downloadable Form -> Scientific Current Event Form

News Link -> Science Current Event Article – Climate Change


Step #3 Classroom Rebuild (3 Minutes)

We are going to put the room back into rows of 2-3-2.





Next Generation Science Standards Addressed:

Science and Engineering Practices:

Developing and Using Models

Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions


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