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112 resources with the concept properties of water

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Float Your Metal Boat

For Students 1st - 6th
Little scientists make a boat out of aluminum foil and float it in water. They add a drop of liquid soap and watch it skim across the surface. This compact demonstration can be assigned as homework during your lessons on water. Make sure...
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Water: Post-Assessment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Very simply, the science class will discuss what they have learned during The Science of Water unit and take a multiple-choice post-assessment quiz. A few other closing activities are suggested for you to choose from, such as having...
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Bursting Water Pipe

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Water is powerful! Because it expands as it freezes, if it does so in a closed system, tremendous pressure can be created. All it takes is a little break to cause the system to explode! It's unlikely that you would submerge a pipe full...
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Bursting Water Pipe

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Water is powerful! Because it expands as it freezes, if it does so in a closed system, tremendous pressure can be created. All it takes is a little break to cause the system to explode! It's unlikely that you would submerge a pipe full...
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Propel a Toy Boat with Chemicals

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A simple cardboard or plastic boat is propelled across the surface of water when the surface tension is disrupted by adding detergent. Once youngsters see this in action, explain about the properties of water that make it possilbe:...
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Chemistry of Life Study Guide

For Students 7th - 12th
Biology learners should understand a few chemistry basics. Here is a worksheet that introduces them to the concepts of chemical reactions, molecular bonding, and the unique combination of properties that make water vital to life....
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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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Liquid Rainbow

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students 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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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...
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The Chemistry of Water

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate the properties of water. In this chemistry of water lesson plan, students observe a demonstration of the properties of water using sand, sugar, oil, vinegar and salad dressing. Students experiment with water, pepper,...
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Effects of Water Pollution on Aquatic Organisms

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate water pollution. They develop an understanding of the behavior of organisms, of the structure and properties of matter, and of natural and human induced hazards by conducting lab tests. They present their data...
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The Qayaq and the Iqyax

For Teachers K - 4th
Students evaluate water properties by completing worksheets in class. In this Alaskan culture lesson plan, students discuss the purpose of the kayak and how Alaskan residents created the device to travel safely through waves. Students...
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Ghost Forest

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners complete earth science worksheets and experiments in class. In this environmental awareness lesson, students identify the impact freshwater has on local plant life compared to saltwater. Learners utilize plastic cups, seed and...
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Obis Oil Spill

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore environmental challenges by participating in an oil spill simulation. In this water safety lesson, students discuss why oil spills happen and how their impact affects the entire ecosystem. Students utilize popcorn,...
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Properties of Water

For Teachers K - 1st
Students study the three physical properties of water-solid, liquid and gas. They classify materials as solids, liquids, and gases. They define the terms solids, liquids and matter and explain that when materials are manipulated,...
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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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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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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 is meant...