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Chemical Magic

Chemical Reactions & Properties of Matter

4th Grade, 5th Grade

NGSS Standards covered: 5-PS1-4 , 5-PS1-1 , 5-PS1-3 , 5-PS1-2
This unit helps students develop the concepts of “substances” and “chemical reactions.” Students see that chemical reactions enable us to make new materials by transforming the ones we have. The results of these reactions are interesting and sometimes profoundly useful. Less
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  3. Assessments

This summative assessment is a combination of short response and fill-in-the-blank questions intended to be administered at the end of this unit. It should take about 25 minutes for a student to complete.

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For your reference, these are all the assessments included at the end of each Mystery from this unit:

Mystery 1: Introduction to Chemistry

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Mystery 2: Particulate Nature of Matter

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Mystery 3: Acids, Reactions, & Properties of Matter

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Mystery 4: Chemical Reactions

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Mystery 5: Gases & Particulate Nature of Matter

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