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Science Stars: Matter-Build a Word

3rd Grade Lesson Plan

Objective:
Students will use the symbols of common elements on the periodic table to build words.

Standards:
1.h. Students know all matter is made of small particles called atoms, too small to see with the naked eye.
i. Students know science experiments show that there are ore than 100 different types of atoms, which are presented on the periodic table of elements.

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