Lesson Plan Template

Lesson Plan Title:  Twisting up for Knowledge!
Developed by: Carisa Kirschenmann
Subject Area: Science
Topic: Physical Science: electrical characteristics of various substances and how electricity is used
Grade Level: 4th Grade
Time Frame: 2 days, 45-minute sessions each
Lesson Summary: The purpose of this lesson plan is to become familiar with forms of energy; how it is produced, conducted and used.  This lesson is designed around a hands-on experiments to help the children become more familiar with electrical characteristics.
Prerequisites: Introduction to some physical science such as matter and charges.
Standards:  SD Life Science Standards
Lesson Objectives:  The students will accomplish the following:
Assessment: An objective checklist and Post-test and Lesson 1 and 2 Worksheets, Journaling
Technology to be Used: Overhead, TV, VCR, Video (Bill Nye)
Other Materials: Balloons, batteries, light bulbs, wires, flashlights, masking tape, textbooks, worksheets
Procedural Activities: Day 1 and Day 2
Attachments: Related Internet Sites