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Changes in Materials

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Exploring Physical and Chemical Changes

Students observe and classify physical and chemical changes of matter.

Test tubes with colourful liquids

Evidence of Chemical Change

Learn how to tell if a chemical reaction has taken place.

Holiday meal with roast turkey and cookies

Physical and Chemical Changes in the Kitchen

Many physical and chemical changes happen when food is prepared. Chemistry never tasted so good!

Solid ice on the far cave wall and liquid water in the pool in front of it

Properties of Liquids and Solids

Students develop and apply observing, comparing & contrasting and predicting skills as they explore the properties of common liquids and solids.

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Mystery Powders

Students investigate the properties of a variety of everyday solids (powders) and liquids to determine the identity of an unknown solid (mystery powder).

Amanda Deon | Senior Research Technician, Arcelormittal Dofasco

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Senior Research Technician

Amanda Deon is a senior research technician at Arcelormittal Dofasco.