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113 resources with the concept properties of matter

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TeachEngineering: Next-Generation Surgical Tools in the Body

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Designed for high schoolers, the 11 lessons and activities in the “TeachEngineering: Next-Generation Surgical Tools in the Body” unit module prepare STEM teams to design prototypes of laparoscopic surgical robots. After an introduction...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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TeachEngineering: Next-Generation Surgical Tools in the Body

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young engineers design laparoscopic surgical tools in an 11-lesson unit aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. The first lesson introduces the class to the abdominopelvic cavity. Teams learn what it is like to perform...
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Inquiry in Action: Fifth Grade

For Teachers 5th Standards
The Inquiry in Action: Fifth Grade Curriculum set contains five chapters, comprised of 16 lessons, activity sheets, videos, and other resources to help explain science concepts to young learners. In Chapter 1 - Matter is Made of Tiny...
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Inquiry in Action: Fifth Grade Chapter 2 - Substances Have Characteristic Properties

For Teachers 5th Standards
The five lessons in Chapter 2 ask fifth graders to use their observation skills to identify substances. They dissolve known and unknown substances to determine the identity of the mystery substances. Next, learners investigate the...
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Inquiry in Action: Second Grade Chapter 2 - Liquids Have Properties

For Teachers 2nd Standards
A lesson in Inquiry in Action: Second Grade Chapter 2 looks at the properties of liquids. Learners conduct different property tests on water, mineral oil, and corn syrup using a student activity guide. They record their results and use...
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Physical Science: Properties of Matter

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Looking for a way to engage elementary and middle school learners during a unit on properties of matter? Add these fun and informative videos from Crash Course Kids to your lesson plans. Each video in the playlist features entertaining...
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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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Using the Combining Test to Identify Unknown Liquids

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Once investigators have learned how their mystery liquids interact with water during the preceding activity, they now use their observations to identify them. This is an ideal conclusion to the mini unit on the properties of water. 
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Recrystallization Test

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Crystallize the answer to the question that has been investigated since the first of four lessons: What is the unknown crystal? Pupils have examined, crushed, and dissolved four samples plus an unknown as an exploration of the properties...
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Light but Strong: A Lesson in Engineering

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Aspiring space engineers design a rocket launch platform together to explore materials. The platform needs to be lightweight so that it can be transported easily, but super strong so that it can support the weight of the rocket and its...
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Study Jams! Properties of Matter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Does matter really matter? Properties of matter are discussed by Sam and RJ: mass, volume, and density. They differentiate between mass and weight. They explain how to measure these properties. Make sure to teach your class about other...
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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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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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Sublimation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ah, caffeine! What would some of us do without it? Teach your high school chemistry class the concept of sublimation as they complete a hands-on experiment to visualize the changes caffeine undergoes during heating and cooling. They...
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Writing the Principles

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between chemistry and green chemistry? The first instructional activity of the 24-part green chemistry series introduces scholars to its 12 principles. The tendency is toward nontoxic materials and sustainability.
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Measuring Matter: Matter's Physical Properties | UNC-TV Science

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Investigate boiling point, melting point, and the molecular makeup of matter in a little over a minute! Scientists explore the physical properties of matter, how different materials have a specific set of physical properties, and the...
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Properties of Matter: Matter's Physical Properties | UNC-TV Science

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Does gold really boil? Learn what temperature gold boils at and more using an animated activity about the properties of matter. Scientists learn about the properties of matter including examples of physical properties, the effect changes...
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Super Sleuths

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There's no such thing as the perfect crime! Your class of sleuths are ready to investigate the trace evidence at a crime scene and compare it to a list of suspects. They use their investigative skills to record physical properties of the...
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Liquids Have Properties

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Liquids have many similarities, but their differences can set them apart. Using a student activity guide, learners conduct different property tests on water, oil, and syrup. They record their results and use them to rank the liquids by...
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Density and Sinking and Floating

For Teachers 5th Standards
Keep your class afloat with a hands-on density lesson. The challenging lesson has learners experiment with different materials to compare their densities. They learn that increasing or decreasing the amount of the material doesn't change...
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Mixing Liquids to Identify an Unknown Liquid

For Teachers 5th Standards
Yellow and blue make green in a colorful instructional activity on liquid solutions. The seventh installment of a 16-part Inquiry to Action series asks pupils to mix different-colored solutions and record their observations. They then...
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Yucky Water? No Problem!

For Teachers 5th Standards
Young scholars study the process of water filtration in a three-part STEM lesson. After analyzing samples of dirty water, teams design and build their own filtration systems and measure their efficiency.
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How Dry am I? Exploring Biomimicry and Nanotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your classes feel like they can walk on water! An engaging inquiry-based lesson has young scholars experiment with different surface coatings. They make observations about their properties and how they relate to the surface tension...