What's Matter?

What is matter? Find out in this entertaining video that thoroughly details how matter has both volume and weight, but looks different as a liquid, solid, and gas.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Flip your classroom; assign your class this link to watch at home, then apply new information when they return to school
  • Bring the video's examples to life; demonstrate matter's three states and how each have volume and weight 
Classroom Considerations
  • This video is part of a series about matter; to view additional videos, follow the links that appear at the end of the video 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Viewers' attention will be hooked with eye-catching graphics, sound effects, cartoon characters, and funny jokes 
  • Information is explained in detail and highlighted with written descriptions and examples 
Cons
  • The host is a fast talker; pause or replay the video as needed and check for understanding  
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