This Physical Science curriculum is based on the Next Generation Science Standards and uses the 5E Model for implementation.

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NOTE: If you have purchased any Nitty Gritty Physical Science products previously, then do not purchase this product. Use the list below to check which bundle will complete your Physical Science Curriculum.

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The following is included in this bundle:

★ NGSS PHYSICAL SCIENCE PHENOMENA - a collection of short videos and images designed to give teachers quick and easy access to an observable event or phenomena, that is aligned to the Middle School Life Science Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

 PHYSICAL SCIENCE INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE lessons are aligned to the NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS (NGSS - see below) and will be sure to increase your students engagement in note taking and processing. All student output activities are unique and reach all learning styles of your students - kinesthetic, visual, auditory, logical, and spatial. Each chapter includes notes, activities with actual pictures to guide teachers and mini-quizzes to help check for understanding.

★ PHYSICAL SCIENCE DIGITAL INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE (added May 2021) is designed to help teachers and learners in online settings have resources that set students up for success in mastering science concepts. This product mirrors the Nitty Gritty Science traditional science interactive notebooks with an input right-hand side for notes and an output left-hand side activity so students can apply what they learned immediately. Left-hand side activities are varied to meet the multiple learning styles of all your students. This resource is designed so students can work independently, having built-in instructional videos (closed-captioning available), resources for exploring further, and clear directions.

★ PHYSICAL SCIENCE DEMOS, LABS & SCIENCE STATIONS BUNDLE includes teacher-led demos, guided inquiry labs, station signage, inquiry process skills checklist, teacher guides and of course 7 Lab Stations for each topic:

***GOOGLE CLASSROOM UPDATES ADDED AUGUST 2020***

  • Information Station
  • Observation Station
  • Calculation Station
  • Investigation Station
  • Communication Station
  • Creation Station
  • Imagination Station

★ PHYSICAL SCIENCE TASK CARD BUNDLE with over 400 task card is a perfect review tool which allows students to focus on individual science questions rather than be overwhelmed by a traditional review packet.

★ PHYSICAL SCIENCE EDITABLE RESOURCE BUNDLE which includes:

***GOOGLE CLASSROOM UPDATES ADDED AUGUST 2020***

  • EDITABLE NOTES which are the SAME VERSION featured in my PHYSICAL SCIENCE INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BUNDLE
  • The EDITABLE POWERPOINTS feature slides rich in content and allow for you to add or delete information and pictures.
  • The EDITABLE TESTS feature a variety of questions in the form of multiple choice, sentence completion, diagram interpretation and essays.

 

★ PHYSICAL SCIENCE STUDY GUIDE BUNDLE which includes STUDY GUIDES for each chapter to help reinforce the science content students have learned. (GOOGLE CLASSROOM READY)

★ PHYSICAL SCIENCE WORD WALL BUNDLE which includes 340+ vocab terms for a visual word wall.

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The following Physical Science Units are covered:

Chapter One: Nature of Science

  • Section 1: The Method of Science
  • Section 2: Standards of Measurement
  • Section 3: Graphing

Chapter Two: Motion and Forces

  • Section 1: Describing Motion
  • Section 2: Acceleration
  • Section 3: Motion and Forces
  • Section 4: Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Section 5: Gravity

Chapter Three: Energy, Work and Simple Machines

  • Section 1: Nature of Energy
  • Section 2: Conservation of Energy
  • Section 3: Work
  • Section 4: Using Machines
  • Section 5: Simple Machines

Chapter Four: Electricity and Magnetism

  • Section 1: Electricity
  • Section 2: Electric Current
  • Section 3: Electrical Circuits
  • Section 4: Magnetism
  • Section 5: Magnetism and Electricity

Chapter Five: Waves and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

  • Section 1: Waves
  • Section 2: Features of Waves
  • Section 3: Behavior of Waves
  • Section 4: Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Section 5. Communicating with Radio Waves

Chapter Six: Sound, Light, Mirror and Lenses

  • Section 1: Sound
  • Section 2: Music and Uses of Sound
  • Section 3: Reflection and Refraction of Light
  • Section 4: Mirrors
  • Section 5: Lenses and Optical Instruments

Chapter Seven: Matter

  • Section 1: Composition of Matter
  • Section 2: Types of Mixtures
  • Section 3: Describing Matter
  • Section 4: States of Matter
  • Section 5: Changes in States of Matter
  • Section 6: Fluids: Behaviors of Liquids and Gases

Chapter Eight: Atoms and the Periodic Table

  • Section 1: Atomic Structure
  • Section 2: Masses of Atoms
  • Section 3: The Periodic Table
  • Section 4: Metals, Nonmetals and Metalloids

Chapter Nine: Chemical Bonds and Equations

  • Section 1: Types of Chemical Bonds
  • Section 2: Writing Formulas and Naming Compounds
  • Section 3: Chemical Reactions
  • Section 4: Balancing Chemical Equations
  • Section 5: Chemical Rxns – Types, Rates and Energy

Chapter Ten: Solutions, Acids and Bases

  • Section 1: Solutions, Solubility and Concentration
  • Section 2: Acids, Bases and Salts
  • Section 3: Strength of Acids and Bases

Chapter Eleven: Thermal Energy

  • Section 1: Temperature and Heat
  • Section 2: Transferring Thermal Energy
  • Section 3: Using Heat

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Nitty Gritty Science curriculum is based on the 5 E MODEL and uses the included resources as follows:

ENGAGE

  • TEACHER-LED DEMO that promotes inquiry, illuminates key concepts and, most importantly, leads to heightened curiosity.

EXPLORE

  • GUIDED INQUIRY LAB that uses processes that are referred to as inquiry process skills which include observing, predicting, classifying, measuring, inferring, controlling variables, manipulating materials, interpreting data and experimenting.
  • SCIENCE INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS use creative activities to motivate students to process information and demonstrate critical thinking.

EXPLAIN

  • EDITABLE NOTES AND POWERPOINTS prepared by Nitty Gritty Science save you time and help you with presenting a successful lecture. The notes serve to guide students through the teacher’s presentation and are editable so you, as the teacher, can adjust the information you want the students to fill in. The editable PowerPoint helps the teacher present the content in an orderly fashion using visual aids to enhance the presentation.

ELABORATION

  • SCIENCE STATIONS provide an engaging way for students to extend their knowledge and skills by working independently of the teacher in small groups or pairs.
  • TASK CARDS are a collection of review cards to be used for review, such as game-style review, group review, one-on-one tutoring, bell ringers, exit slips, the list goes on.

EVALUATION

  • CHAPTER TESTS prepared by Nitty Gritty Science use a variety of item formats that help assess different levels of student thinking and skills. The items used in the tests include multiple-choice, completion, interpreting diagrams and essays. However, if more would like to be added, all tests are editable.

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Product Notes:

Some products require that students have access to the internet to watch instructional videos. The videos are hosted on YouTube and are marked for kids, please check to make sure students have permission to view videos.

 

Some products include share links that can be used in Canvas, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, and other educational platforms offered by your school district. It cannot be placed on any common area of the platform, only in individual online classrooms.

 

Terms of Use:

Copyright © Nitty Gritty Science, LLC. All rights reserved by author Dr. Erica Colón. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.


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Copyright © Nitty Gritty Science, LLC. All rights reserved by author Dr. Erica Colón.  All Nitty Gritty Science curriculum is creative property of Erica Colón and cannot be resold or distributed.  This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.