Grade 8 Science Fluids | Distance Learning


Grade 8 Science Fluids | PDF & Digital Formats: This 282-page unit will help you teach science without a textbook. Students will love this engaging and differentiated unit that explains the functions of fluids and their real-life applications.


  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.


  • Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Science Curriculum 2007 – Grade 8 Fluids


Lesson Overview

Introduction: Safety Rules, Fluids Introduction & Unit Vocabulary

1. Particle Theory of Matter

2. What is Viscosity? and What is Flow Rate?, Experiment

3A. Mass, Volume, and Density

3B. Mass, Volume, and Density

4. Mass-to-Volume Ratio Experiment

5. Compressibility

6. Canada’s Wonderland Case Study

7. What is Buoyancy & Float or Sink Experiment

8. Mid-Unit Quiz

9. Pressure, Volume, and Temperature & Optional Experiment

10. Pascal’s Law

11. Fluids in Controlled and Manufactured Devices

12. Building a Pneumatic or Hydraulic Device (2 options)

13. Investigating Applications of Fluid Mechanics

14. Fluid Technologies Research Inquiry

15. The Impact of Fluid Spills

16. Unit Test for Fluids

17. Sub Plans/Bonus Files Videos


Resource Includes:

  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Differentiated lessons and assignments (readings, videos, graphic organizers, group work, projects, labs)
  • Detailed unit plan, answer keys, and assessment rubrics
  • Lessons are divided up with title pages for easy access
  • Student assignment choice and variety
  • Quizzes (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
  • Unit Test (PDF and Self-Marking Google Forms)
  • Science Labs
  • PDF format
  • Google Slides format