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Water—Changing States (Part 1)

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Here is part one of a two-part instructional activity in which scholars investigate the changing states of water—liquid, solid, and gas. With grand conversation and up to three demonstrations, learners make predictions about what they think will happen to water when its temperature changes.

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  • Pose discussion question on a classroom blog; encourage learners to respond then reply to their peers 
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  • Send the can crushing instructions home with pupils that wish to try it with their parents or guardians; stress that children must have adult supervision
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  • The resource is the seventh in a series of 10 states of matter lessons plans
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