S&S Activity 4.1 Tab 1

Target Student Performance

Students develop hypotheses about how matter moves and changes and how energy changes when ethanol burns and make predictions about how they can use their investigation tools—digital balances and BTB—to detect movements and changes in matter.

Resources You Provide

Resources Provided

Recurring Resources


Print one copy of 4.1 Predictions and Planning Tool for Ethanol Burning, 4.1 Good Explanations of Chemical Change Reading, and Three Questions Handout for each student. Prepare a computer and projector to display the PPT and the video. Print one copy of the Three Questions 11x17 Poster and display it on your classroom wall. Retrieve the materials from Activity 1.2. This may include a PPT slide from the lesson in which you typed students’ responses or a photograph of their sticky notes as well as the students’ completed 1.2 Expressing Ideas and Questions Tool for Ethanol Burning.