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101 resources with the concept properties of water

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Sweat Your Socks Off

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore evaporation by conducting an experiment.  For this water properties lesson, 4th graders examine the differences between two socks that get wet, one which is placed in front of a fan.  Students discuss why the sock...
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Properties of Water with a Splash of Color

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the properties of water. In this cross curriculum art and physical science lesson, students experiment with a variety of materials to demonstrate the cohesive forces and adhesion of water. Students create a water color...
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Water & Ice

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students experiment to find the properties of water and compare and contrast them in water's different states. In this states of water lesson, students compare and record information by appearance and measurement of an ice cube.
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Water and Ice

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students perform experiments in pairs to visualize the changes in water during freezing and melting. In this properties of water lesson, students use their senses and inquiry tools to understand the changes in state of water. Suggested...
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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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Surface Tension of Water

For Teachers 1st
First graders observe the surface tension of water. In this water properties lesson, the teacher defines surface tension, then guides students through eight experiment that illustrate surface tension.
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The Marvels of the Molecule

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students experiment with common substances to observe molecular behavior. In this molecular properties lesson plan, students move through four stations as they try to inflate a balloon inside a bottle, pour water from a jar, and observe...
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Amazing Salt

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the effects of salt on ice. For this salt lesson, students observe what happens to the temperature of ice when salt is added, then make ice cream to see how this knowledge can be used.
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Non-Compressibility of Water

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners will observe a property of water. In this inquiry-based properties of air instructional activity, students observe how a change in water pressure impacts the positioning of an eye-dropper in the water container and they make...
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Properties of Water

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners 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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Effects of Water Pollution on Aquatic Organisms

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars 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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Freeze Pops

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners experience problem-based learning as they use prior knowledge of the states of matter to keep a frozen juice bar from melting.
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STEMbite: Hydrogen Bonding

For Students 6th - 9th
The hydrogen bonds in a water molecule result in an electric charge, allowing water to stick to other objects. Drew demonstrates the attraction between a charged balloon and a stream of water, but no images of the actual molecules are...
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Water Molecules Can

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On its own, this is not an exciting presentation on the properties of the water. It consists only of two slides: the title slide, which informs the viewer that water molecules have hydrogen bonds, and another slide, which lists four...
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Sink or Float

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners explore water properties by conducting a class experiment. In this buoyancy lesson, students make predictions as to whether or not specific objects will sink or float in water. Learners conduct the experiment and record their...
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Why Do Ice Cubes Melt?

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate water properties by participating in a hands on experiment. In this ice formation lesson, 1st graders examine real ice cubes in a bowl and identify the reasons why certain cubes melt faster than others. Students...
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Be a Watershed - Create a Living River

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students investigate water ways by conducting an experiment with classmates.  In this natural resources lesson, students define a watershed and identify where large ones are located within the United States.  Students utilize cups,...
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Rain Formation

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate the different water formations by conducting an experiment.  In this water properties lesson plan, 1st graders examine jars filled with ice, rain water, air and snow in their class.  Students predict what will...
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Water and Ice

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore water. In this water activity, students explore the physical properties and states of water. They observe how water changes states and document what they see.
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Slippery, Slippery Ice

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate how salt affects ice by experimenting in class.  In this water properties instructional activity, students utilize a penny, salt and pans of ice to examine the sliding ability of a penny across a layer of ice....
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Science: Heat Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science:  heat quiz worksheet, students answer ten questions, not interactively, about heat, water and temperature with the answers at the bottom of the screen.
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Science: Water Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
For this science:  water quiz worksheet, students answer twenty questions, not interactively about the properties of water, then scroll down to check their answers.
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Internet Quest-Drops to Oceans

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine facts about water. In this water lesson, students complete a WebQuest to study the properties of water. There is an WebQuest activity page included in this lesson plan.
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States of Matter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the states of water. In this physical science lesson, students use ice and dry ice to observe the changes in the state of matter. Students record the results.