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Changing States of Matter
Grade Level: 3rd Grade
Number of students: 20
Time Estimate: 45min
Science Content: Changing states of matter; a solid will be changed to a liquid, a liquid will be changed to a gas, and a gas will be changed back into a liquid.
Vocabulary and Cognates:
Heat: high temperature
Cool: low temperature
Friction: The resistance of motion when one object rubs against another
Predict: To say that something might or will happen in the future
Classification: The act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
Solid: matter that has a definite shape and a definite volume
Liquid: matter that has a definite volume but no definite shape
Gas: matter that does not have a definite shape or definite volume
Melting: the change of state of matter from a solid to a liquid
Evaporation: the change of state of matter from a liquid to a gas
Condensation: the change of a state of matter from a gas to a liquid
Physical change: the process in which the size, sha
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Mon, Nov 23, 2015 9:14 PM in Transition from the classroom to the museum
I am currently a Boy Scout teacher at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. There are many classes involving just what you are looking for who need to be filled with teachers. I used to work in the astronomy department and could refer you to someone who might be interested in hiring a teacher for a Boy Scout class during the summers. Message me if you are interested!
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Mon, Nov 23, 2015 9:09 PM in Earth Science Labs
Wonderful resource. I will have to save this for my future teaching. Thanks for sharing!
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Mon, Nov 23, 2015 9:07 PM in Earth Science Labs
I have seen an activity done using only flashlights, a white styrofoam ball, and a sckewer. This activity is used to help students learn the moon phase cycle. The teacher hold the flashlight towrds the group of students holding the stick with the styrofoam ball at the top; the moon. The students start to rotate with the 'moon' in front of them, and they will be able to see all the ph...
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