Wood, Water, and Properties

Why do bricks make terrible windows? Learn about how the different properties of matter, including transparency, reflectivity, and freezing, boiling, and melting points can help you observe what they are, as well as indicate their functionality.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners watch the video at home or in a computer lab before discussing what they have learned in class
  • Conduct the same or a similar experiment in your class, comparing the different properties of various substances to others
  • Use the video to augment your lesson on the states and properties of matter
Classroom Considerations

  • Begins with a 30 second advertisement
Pros

  • Host is engaging and funny
  • Applicable to physical science lessons for both elementary and junior high
  • Uses real-world examples to illustrate the main points in the video
Cons

  • None
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