We wrapped up our Project Lead the Way States of Matter Unit last week. Over the course of the unit we learned about properties of matter such as color and texture and states of matter—solid, liquid, and gas. Students then applied this learning and used the engineer-design process to solve a real world problem. Partners had to design and create a cooler out of household materials that would keep an ice pop frozen for an hour. Every group worked hard to use their learning from the unit to create a cooler. When we tested them out each group kept the ice pop from melting completely. At the end we evaluated our work and thought about how we could make our coolers better. Finally each pair created a digital presentation of their work using the Poplet app and shared their work with the class. So much learning and so much science fun!
Pictures of our work learning about the different states of matter and testing out materials to discover conductors and insulators.
Students testing and building their cooler design. We had a blast with our hands on science!
Hi! I'm Mrs. Pommer and welcome to second grade! Check out my blog to find out all the latest happenings in Room 30 this year. It's going to be a great year!