Lesson Plan

Investigating Physical and Chemical Changes

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Super scientists visit ten stations to predict, observe, and draw conclusions about the physical and chemical changes that occur when different states of matter—liquid, solid, and gas—are placed under a variety of conditions. To reinforce comprehension and conclude the study of matter, pupils record and share their findings with the class.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Accompany the introduction discussion with a Venn diagram to better compare and contrast physical and chemical changes 
  • Save time and money by asking families to donate supplies needed to conduct each demonstration 
  • Ask for parent or guardian volunteers to assist at science stations 
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource is the last of 10 in a series of states of matter lessons plans
  • Check the materials list for items specific to this lesson as each one differs from the next 
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  • Additional states of matter activities are included
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