FREE SCIENCE LESSON – “Atom, elements, compounds & mixtures MS-PS1-1”

by School Sciences

6th – 8th Grade



Complete lesson including interactive PowerPoint that uses teacher led discussions
student led exercises, interactive activities involving mini –whiteboard, full lesson worksheet and experiment.

Experiment to make iron sulfide (external link to method and safety included below)

Please check the comments within the PPT for additional teaching instructions. As with all my resources I’ve used this myself and in my experience this is a successful, engaging and enjoyable lesson for my pupils – I’m sure you’ll find the same.

The practical instructions can be found at

***teachers are advised to risk assess and practice any experiments in advance***

You may be interested in my other resources on the atom:
Atomic Structure activity and worksheet Ages 14+

Atomic Structure and Electron Arrangement Ages 14+

Atoms and the Periodic Table Quiz, Quiz, Trade Ages 14+ FREE 

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