Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

202 resources with the concept physical properties

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Phonics Song 2 (new version) Video
2:54
Phonics Song 2 (new version)
Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
4:07
Cells - Overview & Introduction
Volcano Video
4:37
Volcano
Other Resource Types (202)
Lesson Planet

Inquiry in Action: 5th Grade Science Lessons

For Teachers 5th Standards
Looking for remote learning science lessons aligned to NGSS? Check out the resources in this inquiry-in-action packet. Designed for fifth graders, the 16 lessons are divided into four chapters: Matter is Mad of Tiny Particles, Substances...
Lesson Planet

Chemistry with a Conscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Green chemistry and sustainability are the focus of a unit module that asks young scientists to use the Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry to assess how green a product’s chemicals, reactions, or processes are. Class members engage in...
Lesson Planet

Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...
32 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet

STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
Lesson Planet

Using Paper Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Through the analysis of paper chromatography to separate ink from the pen found at the crime scene, learners analyze the different stains and through calculations determine the thief. 
Lesson Planet

Using Color to See How Liquids Combine

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Blue-tinted water is added to unknown liquids that have been tinted yellow to find out how they interact. This is a memorable activity that is part of an investigation on the properties of liquids, which is part of a unit on the...
Lesson Planet

Curious Crystals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Crystals are more than meets the eye! Can learners tell them apart simply by observation? As they examine five samples with a magnifier, they find that appearance alone is not enough. This serves as an introduction to a mini unit on...
Lesson Planet

Physical Properties of Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Five fabulous procedures introduce physics or chemistry classes to special properties of matter. They discover adhesion and cohesion, solubility, melting and boiling points, and viscosity through hands-on experiences. Tests are...
Lesson Planet

Designing an Absorbency Test

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewTime to soak up some learning! A hands-on lesson plan teaches learners about the absorbency properties of substances. They conduct tests by dipping different materials in water to determine which hold water and then complete a handout to...
Lesson Planet

Sink or Swim?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewWhat's with all the numbers on plastic products? Learners complete an in-depth analysis of the physical properties of the different plastic types. They connect the properties of the plastics to uses and test their observation skills by...
Lesson Planet

Super Sleuths

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewThere's no such thing as the perfect crime! Your class of sleuths are ready to investigate the trace evidence at a crime scene and compare it to a list of suspects. They use their investigative skills to record physical properties of the...
Lesson Planet

Changes Caused by Heating and Cooling

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewIt's heating up—and cooling down—in here! A hands-on lesson allows learners to experiment with melting and freezing butter to observe changes as a substance transitions between liquid and solid form. They also view an animation that...
Lesson Planet

Float and Sink

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewWe're not talking about the kitchen sink. Learners explore what types of objects sink and float in water in an inquiry-based lesson. With experimentation, they find similarities between materials that float and those that sink.
Lesson Planet

Dissolving is a Property

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewBelieve it or not, it is possible for liquids and solids to get along! A hands-on lesson has individuals explore dissolving properties of candies in water. They complete an activity guide to record observations about different candies...
Lesson Planet

Liquids Have Properties

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewLiquids have many similarities, but their differences can set them apart. Using a student activity guide, learners conduct different property tests on water, oil, and syrup. They record their results and use them to rank the liquids by...
Lesson Planet

Using the Properties of Materials to Improve a Model Boat

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewWork together to stay afloat. Using a paper boat, pupils connect properties of materials to their usefulness. They test different paper to determine how many pennies each boat will hold and learn that combining materials with different...
Lesson Planet

Testing Materials to Learn About Their Properties

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewStoring food in plastic makes more sense than storing it in paper. Young learners research the properties of these materials along with aluminum foil. They then connect the properties of the materials to their usefulness by completing a...
Lesson Planet

Classifying Objects Based on their Observable Properties

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewSorting objects by properties is a instructional activity in justification. Learners begin by studying different types of properties of materials, including those based on appearance and texture. They examine the properties of specific...
Lesson Planet

A Closer Look at Crystals

For Students K - 5th
It's about to become crystal clear! Learners compare and contrast three different types of crystal substances. First they observe their structure and then investigate how they interact with various substances.
Lesson Planet

Flame Out

For Students K - 5th
Add a little heat to your science lesson. Young experimenters work to understand the chemical reaction taking place when a candle burns. They experiment with both oxygen and carbon dioxide to make conclusions about the reaction.
Lesson Planet

Diapers: The Inside Story

For Students K - 5th
There shouldn't be any accidents with this activity! An inquiry-based lesson has learners explore the absorption properties of the gel compound in diapers. After testing its properties, they learn the science of the molecules that make...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Exploring Baking Powder

For Teachers 5th Standards
Birthday cake wouldn't be light and fluffy without the chemical reactions between ingredients. Young scientists explore some chemical reactions in the 11th installment of a 16 lesson plan Inquiry in Action series. They determine the...
Lesson Planet

Making a Smoke Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Science isn't just smoke and mirrors. Learners use compounds to create their own smoke bombs. They then explore different variables to determine how they affect the chemical and physical properties of the smoke bombs.
Lesson Planet

Kitchen Chemistry - Lava Lamp, Elephant Toothpaste

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The bigger the better! A hands-on activity has learners explore chemical reactions with large results. They mix chemicals to create the classic elephant toothpaste and a chemical lava lamp. They connect their observations to the concepts...