Instructional Video

Measuring Matter: Matter's Physical Properties | UNC-TV Science

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 role of molecule makeup in determining physical properties using a well-rounded video. Clear and concise, it comes complete with labeled animations.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Build effective note-taking skills by providing pupils with a choice of graphic organizers
  • Have future chemists research an element and its physical properties 
Classroom Considerations
  • Content assumes group members understand the concept of matter; consider introducing or reviewing matter as needed before showing the video
  • Make necessary accommodations for audience members
  • Link provided makes the activity easy to share with class members
  • Uses clear examples to explain and describe concepts
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