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186 resources with the concept physical changes

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In Sync Personal Development: Year 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Change is inevitable—learning how to manage those changes is the focus of the 10 lessons In Sync Personal Development unit module designed for high school freshmen. Scholars develop behaviors and strategies for identifying and expressing...
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 10-12, Unit 4

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Climate change is the focus of a three-lesson collection that asks students to consider how people living around the world are affected by the changes they researched. In the second lesson they examine their own carbon footprints.The...
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Polymers: Instant Snow

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Is it easy to make snow? Scholars use critical thinking skills as they investigate the concept of polymers by making snow. The class tests several different variables and takes measurements over the course of several days. They then...
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Molecular Gastronomy - Science in the Kitchen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some say cooking is an art—and a science! Scholars scope out the savory subject of molecular gastronomy with a series of related activities. The teacher's guide contains printable worksheets and helpful tips for implementing the lesson.
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Maintaining Mass

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Can you disprove the law of conservation of mass? Pupils observe the teacher weigh each part of a reaction. Then, the teacher weighs the result of the reaction and everyone sees that the products do not equal the reactants. Then they...
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Bubbles and Colors and Smells...Oh My!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A demonstration of elephant toothpaste hooks pupils' interest as they complete multiple experiments with colors, smells, bubbles, and more. By the end, they understand the differences between physical and chemical changes in the world...
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Heat Transfer and Cooling

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Astronauts train underwater to simulate the change in gravity. An out-of-this-world unit includes three hands-on activities, one teacher demonstration, and a discussion related to some of the challenges astronauts face. Scholars apply...
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Changes All Around Us

For Teachers 7th Standards
Whoa! What just happened? That's right, change is everywhere. But what exactly is changing? Middle school science sleuths get to the bottom of the changes matter can experience. Through simple demonstrations, engaging videos, and an...
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Study Jams! Physical & Chemical Changes of Matter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Poor Sam! His graham crackers have undergone a physical change, so he can't make his s'mores! Mia explains that their molecules haven't changed, therefore they are still graham crackers. The two teens then discuss clues that would...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Chemical Reactions

For Students 5th - 8th
Give your charges a charge with this clip on chemical reactions! Bill initiates some pretty flashy chemical reactions that you most likely won't be doing in your classroom. When you are teaching the difference between physical and...
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Fun With Chemical Changes

For Teachers 5th
Looking for a terrific chemistry lesson for your 5th graders? This one could be for you! After a teacher-led demonstration, learners are broken up into groups and perform an experiment using cabbage juice, water, window cleaner, and...
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Physical vs. Chemical Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A combination of lab activities, class discussion, and teacher demonstration shows chemistry aces the difference between physical and chemical changes. Participants track the mass of a candle as it burns, rotate through a series of...
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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint is a gem! Seventy-eight slides present an entire introduction to matter in bullet-point fashion. Viewers learn about everything from mass and inertia to phase changes and gas laws! The only glitch is that the links to...
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Investigating the Change

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Sugar crystal growth is observed as an example of physical change and cabbage juice pH indicator is used to demonstrate chemical change. The crystal growth is tracked over five days. The cabbage juice experiment is involved and can also...
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Will It React?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After viewing a short video about property changes, preteen scientists watch you combine different materials, and then perform two of their own experiments. For each demonstration or activity, they are to determine whether a physical or...
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Heating Can Make a Change That Cannot Go Back Again

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewHeat is a gateway to change. While exploring the properties of baking powder, pupils learn that some heat-related changes are permanent. Using an animation, the lesson uses chocolate chip cookies as an example.
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Changes Caused by Heating and Cooling

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewIt's heating up—and cooling down—in here! A hands-on instructional activity allows learners to experiment with melting and freezing butter to observe changes as a substance transitions between liquid and solid form. They also view an...
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Kitchen Chemistry - Lava Lamp, Elephant Toothpaste

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThe bigger the better! A hands-on activity has learners explore chemical reactions with large results. They mix chemicals to create the classic elephant toothpaste and a chemical lava lamp. They connect their observations to the concepts...
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Science Activity - Coke and Mentos

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewNothing gets a class's attention like an explosion. Learners recreate the classic coke-versus-mementos eruption as a means to study chemical and physical properties. The lesson helps them to identify the chemical reaction taking place...
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Chemistry Showcase Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewThe magic of science is that it's not really magic. Young scientists use their demonstration skills to perform a variety of chemistry activities. The activities focus on chemical and physical properties and reactions resulting in unique...
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Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When did the chemical change occur? Learners explore the differences between the physical and the chemical as part of the Chemistry PowerPoints series. They differentiate between extensive versus intensive properties, physical versus...
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Utah Open Textbook: 5th Grade Science

For Students 5th Standards
How do Earth's changes affect humans? Pupils learn about physical and chemical changes on Earth and how they lead to phenomena such as erosion, earthquakes, and volcanoes. Using the text, they also explore the concepts of electricity and...
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Digestion: Chew on That

For Teachers 5th
When your mom tells you to chew your food, you really should listen! A lesson plan on the digestive system examines the first step of digestion that happens in the mouth. Learners check crackers and use iodine to highlight changes in the...