Reflection: Relevance Changing the Shape of Matter - Section 4: Reflect & Apply


In order to grow students’ capacity to communicate and interpret information presented as data, I integrated math and science together for this lesson, making the graphing process more relevant to students. 

Here, Understanding Graphs, I support students with developing a scale and properly placing the numbers on the lines instead of between the lines on the y-axis. 

During this conference, Student Graphing, I provide some guidance on developing a title for the graph using the x-axis and y-axis labels. 

By supporting students with the graph-making process, they are able to more inclined to accurately  communicate and interpret the information presented.

  Relevance: Integrating Math & Science
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Changing the Shape of Matter

Unit 5: Matter
Lesson 8 of 11

Objective: SWBAT prove that the mass/weight of matter is conserved, even when the shape of matter changes.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students begin by comparing physical and chemical changes. Then, students investigate how the shape of clay affects the mass.

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Science, Matter and its Properties, conservation of mass, bar graph, investigation, mass, Clay, chemical reaction
  110 minutes
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