Instructional Video

Properties of Water

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet

Show young learners that water is a unique compound with one-of-a-kind properties. The second video in an eight-part series analyzes the life-supporting properties of water. It discusses water as a solvent, adhesion and cohesion properties, density, the heat of vaporization, surface temperature, and heat capacity. 

1 Collection 33 Views 24 Downloads NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use a graphic organizer to encourage your classes to organize the information and record examples
  • Include the video as part of a review for the assessment
Classroom Considerations
  • There is a large amount of information included in the video; pause the video as necessary if you expect learners to record notes
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Uses animations to demonstrate the properties of water
  • Gives a detailed account of each property and how it is important
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