Science Sampler: Enhancing student understanding of physical and chemical changes

by: Julie McIntosh, Sandra White, and Robert Suter

Students within the Findlay, Ohio, City School District, as well as students across the country, struggle with understanding physical and chemical changes. Therefore, in this article, the authors suggest some standards-based activities to clarify misconceptions and provide formative assessments to measure your students’ progress as they determine the difference between chemical and physical changes.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2009Stock # ss09_033_02_54Volume 033Issue 02

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