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Solids & Liquids & Gases

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Exploring Physical and Chemical Changes

Students observe and classify physical and chemical changes of matter.

Container of flour

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).

Why do raisins dance in soda pop?

Why do raisins dance in soda pop?

Let them bop ‘til they drop! What causes these raisins to reach new heights in this hands on activity?

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.