LSD Unit:   1b       Michigan Curriculum Framework (2000)       "Using" Science Benchmarks

IV.1.e.2


LSD Units
 
Kb Primary
1b
3b
4b
5b

Identify properties of materials which make them useful.
Key concepts: Useful properties - unbreakable, water-proof, light-weight, conducts electricity (see PME-IV.1 e.4, electric circuits), conducts heat, attracted to a magnet, clear. See EG-V.1 e.4 (uses of earth materials).
Real-world contexts: Appropriate selection of materials for a particular use, such as waterproof raincoat, cotton or wool for clothing, glass for windows, metal pan to conduct heat, copper wire to conduct electricity.