Popping the Kernel: Modeling the States of Matter

by: Austin Hitt, Orvil White, and Debbie Hanson

Constructing models can help students understand the particulate nature of matter. This article discusses how to use popcorn to engage students in model building and to teach them about the nature of matter.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2005Stock # ss05_028_04_39Volume 028Issue 04

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