Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.

Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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  • Hands-on lead students in the doing of science and engineering.
  • NGSS-aligned and Common Core make the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards and support Common Core.
  • Less prep, more learning prep in minutes not hours. Captivate your students with short videos and discussion questions.

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Material Magic

Properties & Phases of Matter

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

Mystery 1: Material Properties, Engineering

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Mad Hatter (35 min)
Extras (2.8 hrs)

Mystery 2: Material Properties, Classifying Materials

Exploration (15 min)
Activity: Feel the Heat (35 min)
Extras (1.3 hrs)

Mystery 3: Material Changes & Phases of Matter

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Candy Melt (35 min)
Extras (2 hrs)

Mystery 4: Material Inventions, Engineering

Exploration (14 min)
Activity: Bouncy Glass Inventions (30 min)
Extras (2.5 hrs)

Mystery 5: Materials, Properties, & Engineering

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Paper Towers (30 min)
Extras (1.5 hrs)