Atoms & Molecules

Learners will begin by solving the mystery of the non-browning ‘sugar’. In the video mystery as well as a hands-on modeling activity, learners will discover that everything in our world is composed of small atoms, which, when bonded together, create unique structures with unique properties. Learners then select their own element, explore its properties, and design a prototype to be made from this material.

List3 Lessons

Lesson solveLesson 1: The Solve
  • Animated mystery
  • Vocabulary manipulative
  • Interactive quiz
  • Exit ticket
Lesson makeLesson 2: The Make
  • Hands-on lab
  • Fully prepared PowerPoint
  • Inquiry scale for differentiation
  • Lesson plan
  • Student guide
  • Graphic organizers
  • Setup cards
  • Assessment rubric
Lesson engineerLesson 3: The Engineer
  • Engineering challenge
  • Fully-prepared PowerPoint
  • Inquiry scale for differentiation
  • Lesson plan
  • Student guide
  • Graphic organizers
  • Assessment rubric
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