ONTARIO SCIENCE: Gr. 4 & 5 Light and Sound & Properties of and Changes in Matter



Complete grade 4/5 project based inquiry unit for both Light and Sound and Properties of and Changes in Matter.

This combined inquiry unit covers everything that you will need to meet the expectations for the Understanding Matter and Energy strand of the updated Ontario curriculum.

Go beyond the simple centers activity approach and take your students deeper into inquiry. This unit has a variety of instructional strategies that will allow you to teach both of your grade 4 and 5 students at the same time with:

★ easy to use lessons and activities

★ knowledge building circles

★ interactive notebooks

★ experiments

★ role plays

★ assessment materials

★ task cards

★ games

★ both original research materials and exclusive access to curated online research materials.


Light and Sound lessons include:

★ Light and sound in our world

★ How light travels

★ Light and colour

★ How sound travels

★ Light and sound safety

★ Inquiry: Impact of Light and Sound inventions

Properties and Changes of Matter lessons include:

★ What is matter

★ Properties of solids liquids and gasses

★ Changes in states

★ Physical and chemical changes

★ How the physical properties of matter help us

★ Inquiry: The environmental impact of changing matter


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Get this unit along with the other units you will need for 4/5 in these bundles:

Grade 4 Science and Social Studies Bundle

Grade 5 Science and Social Studies Bundle

Grade 4/5 Science and Social Studies Bundle

Grade 4 Science

Grade 5 Science


What teachers are saying about my resources

“I am new to teaching Grade 5 and this resource has been very helpful. I like the way the lessons flow and the links are great. I am learning along with the students!”

“This is unit has always been one I’ve struggled with, and this helped me immensely. The quality is excellent and aligns with the curriculum expectations. The resources provided throughout the unit are all useful and very creative.”

“I LOVE these split unit plans! It makes planning so much easier – for both me and the students!”


Meets the 2023 Curriculum Requirements!!


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ONTARIO SCIENCE: Gr. 4 & 5 Light and Sound & Properties of and Changes in Matter