Objective: To learn about floating and sinking
Message: Objects that float stay on top of a liquid. Objects that sink fall to the bottom of a container of liquid.
Book(s): Floating and Sinking: What Floats? by Jim Pipe
Video: Peep and the Big Wide World: The Fish Museum (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PV5KV_5nrsU)
Fine Motor Skills:
- Science page 37
- Floating and Sinking 1 (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/sink-or-float-1/)
- Floating and Sinking 2 (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/sink-or-float-2/)
- Floating and Sinking 3 (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/sink-or-float-4/)
Craft/Activity 1: “Build a Boat” Science pages 38-39
Craft/Activity 2: Experiment with floating and sinking by playing with different objects in water table or container of water. Which objects float? Which objects sink? Make a list.
Basic Skills Review: CCBS pages 513-537
Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4654-1726-8
Floating and Sinking Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson