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Grades 4-6 Physical Science I Video

The Physical Science I video for grades 4-6 is a program for teachers that covers matter and mechanics. The video includes a printed outline with lesson plans, observational activities and experiments.

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Section 1 - Matter part 1 (36 min)

  • Safety
  • The atom
  • Reading the periodic table
  • Elements, compounds, mixtures
  • Filtering and using indicators
  • Model for combining atoms
  • Acids, bases and indicators
  • pH

Section 2 - Matter part 2 (24 min)

  • Weight of gas
  • Physical and chemical properties
  • Chemical change
  • Paper chromatography
  • Density of solids, liquids and gases
  • Preparing hydrogen
  • Ratio of combining chemicals
  • Preparing and testing carbon dioxide

Section 3 - Mechanics (24 min)

  • Forms of energy
  • Energy conversions
  • Work
  • Friction
  • Power
  • Gravity, mass and weight
  • Laws of motion
  • Potential and kinetic energy
  • Speed

View a sample project from the "Physical Science 4-6" section in the teacher handbook.

Grades: 4-6, Running Time: 1 hr. 54 min. Format: VHS. Copyright: 1986.
Includes: Printed teaching outline.

ORDER 4-6 Physical Life Science I video + teaching outline here.

 
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