Mixing up Matter

STEM Thursday, Kostoryz Elementary, October 16th, 2014

Presenters:  Ms. Castaneda, Ms. Fuentes, Ms. Gamez, Ms. Garza, Dr. Jeffery, Ms. Jurach, Ms. Kraatz, Ms. Hillery, Ms. McClendon,  Ms. Moore, Ms. Roach, Ms. Seward, Ms. Smith, Ms. Stroman, Ms. Taylor, Ms. Villa

Mixing Up Matter Lesson Plan


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Matter Vocabulary Cards


Station Cards Directions

Mixtures and Solutions Student Worksheet Fourth Grade

Mixtures and Solutions Student Worksheet Fifth Grade

Mixing Stations:

  • Lemon Juice and Water lemon juice

  • Sand and Water                sand

  • Salt and Water                  salt

  • Kool Aid and Water         kool aid

  • Oil and Water                     oil

  • Milk and Water                   milk

  • Iron and Sand                     iron  

  • Rocks and Water                rocks 


  • What were the different ways we found to separate our two substances?

  • Were there combinations that couldn’t be separated?


Let’s Play Tic Tac Toe


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Scientists in Action

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