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101 resources with the concept properties of water

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Wipe Out

For Teachers K
Learners examine the flow of water. They observe and test the properties of water by using sticks in flowing water. The lesson has streaming video, resource links to access, and a good hands-on activity that is clearly described in the...
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Chemical Context of Life & Water

For Students 9th - 12th
Some basic chemistry concepts are fundamental to understanding biology. Learners explore how molecular structure plays a role in biological processes, especially the structure of the water molecule. The final page focuses on water's...
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Scientific Method: How Many Drops of Water Fit on a Coin?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young investigators conduct an experiment using the scientific method. They see how many drops of water fit on a coin; have them conduct several different trials. This involves making a hypothesis, looking at controls, and introducing...
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Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play Jeopardy as you review what might possibly be an entire year's high school biology course! The vast variety of questions requires that you read through the slides to make sure that they all relate to your curriculum. You could make...
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Liquid Rainbow

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars develop their own techniques for drawing a small sample of solutions into a straw. They hypothesize ways to increase the density of water, and discuss how salt-free rainwater tends to float on top of salty seawater.
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Sink or Float?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Have your class explore density and buoyancy using this resource. Learners read the book Who Sank the Boat, and use several items, such as rubber balls, bottle caps, wood, and other household items to conduct an experiment. Using a tub...
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QUIZ: Properties of Water and Dilution

For Students 9th - 12th
What's the solution to gaining insight into your class' progress? Give this brief quiz a try! Part 10 of a 14-installment series on states of matter tests learners' skills in the areas of dilution and the properties of water, including...
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What is the Water Cycle? Activity A

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Hydrologists create a concept map about how water is used and a sentence strip defining water and describing its unique properties. Small groups work together to fill a small milk carton and compute the mass of water inside. The next...
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Traveling Water

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Transfer water from one cup to another without touching it. The amazing properties of water make this wonder occur! Have your young earth scientists conduct this experiment when learning about adhesion, cohesion, and water molecule...
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Traveling Water

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Transfer water from one cup to another without touching it. The amazing properties of water make this wonder occur! Have your young earth scientists conduct this experiment when learning about adhesion, cohesion, and water molecule...
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A Little Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th
The molecular properties of water are the focus of this chemistry-based assignment. Multiple-choice, true-or-false, matching, and fill-in-the-chart style questions query assignees about the forces that hold the water molecule together,...
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Strong Ice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Through three activities, first-time physical scientists wonder at the properties of water. Freeze some soda cans and a container of water prior to the investigation to show that water expands when frozen. Lab groups experiement with...
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Watershed Protection

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore environmental care by participating in an Earth science activity. In this clean water lesson, students discuss what a watershed is, how they become polluted, and how it affects the overall quality of drinking water....
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Iceberg Ahead: How Does Temperature Affect the Density of Water?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Demonstrate how ice floats on water and get the class thinking about why icebergs are so deceiving. Investigators then experiment with mixing water of the same temperature and water of different temperatures. Make sure to explain the...
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Galileo's Thermometer: Measuring the Density of Various Unknown Liquids

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sprouting scientists explore the concept of density by making mass and volume measurements for five different liquids. From these measurements, they calculate densities. They apply their learning to explain Galileo's thermometer works...
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Seashore Explorers

For Teachers 1st - 5th
There are three separate lessons within this resource that can be used together, or that can each stand alone. In the first, five simple activities allow junior scientists to examine the amazing properties of water. In the second, they...
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Where in the world is the Hydra Electron?

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Walk your class through the journey water takes once it leaves your kitchen sink, all the way through the water cycle. Demonstrations support your lecture. This plan is thoroughly written, but ideally you would follow it up with water...
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Investigating Properties of Water: Temperature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Investigate how temperature affects the density of water and stratification that occurs in bodies of water when temperatures vary. Water of differing temperatures is given different colors to see the layers that form. The lesson plan is...
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Water Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Young scientists explore Earth elements by conducting an experiment. They define water vocabulary terms such as condensation and precipitation. In addition, they conduct a water experiment in which they build a terrarium, so they can...
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Properties of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biology and chemistry learners alike will benefit from this presentation about the properties of water. It reveals that most of its unique characteristics are due to the hydrogen bonding within the water molecule. Attractive graphics...
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Enviroscape: Water Pollution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders inspect earth science by conducting a class discussion. In this water properties instructional activity, 4th graders examine a model of a watershed which demonstrates how water becomes polluted. Students collaborate in...
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Fun with Surface Tension!

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore physical science by participating in a water properties experiment. In this surface tension lesson, students utilize pennies, water, a dropper and soapy water to test the different surface tensions with numerous objects....
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Properties of Fresh Water and Sea Water

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students conduct experiments using water. In this properties of fresh and sea water lesson plan, students investigate boiling point, freezing point, and the water's retention of heat.  Students hypothesize, collect and record data, and...
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Rain and Rainbows

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the weather system by analyzing water properties. In this precipitation lesson, students review weather related vocabulary terms and discuss how rainbows are created by light hitting droplets at the right time. Students...