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

Resource Includes:

  • Detailed lesson plans
  • Differentiated Lessons and assignments (readings, videos, graphic organizers, group work, projects, labs)
  • Mp3 audio files for student readings
  • 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

Teacher Feedback 

  1. “Very thorough. Activities are clear and align well with the expectations.”
  2. “Great resource for in-class and virtual students.”
  3. “Loved this resource! So engaging”

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