Water – Changing States (Part 2)

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Here is part two of a two-part lesson in which scholars investigate the changing states of water—liquid, solid, and gas—and how energy from heat changes its molecules. With grand conversation, two demonstrations, and one hands-on activity, young scientists make predictions and observations, and explain how water transforms when its temperature changes.  

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Instructional Ideas

  • Brainstorm additional real-world examples that prove how heat changes the state of water 
  • Pose discussion questions on a classroom blog; encourage learners to respond then reply to at least one of their peers 
  • Make a list of pupils' predictions to use as a guide for the lesson's final discussion 
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is the eighth of 10 in a series of states of matter lessons plans
  • See the attached materials list for items specific to this lesson as each one differs from the next 

  • The lesson downloads as an editable document 
  • Additional states of matter activities are included 
  • The reference sheet's cartoon graphics are engaging 

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