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Students introduced to the interior structure of the Earth. They explore how the Earth's interior is broken down according to both it's physical properties and it's chemical composition. Students explore how convection currents within the Earth's mantel drive plate tectonics.
Sixth graders experiment to determine the physical and chemical properties of sugar. In this physical and chemical properties lesson, 6th graders examine sugar cubes with hand lenses and note their physical properties. They experiment as they expose the sugar cubes to water and explain what happens.
Young scholars receive a miniature pumpkin and proceed through several stations to measure a variety of physical properties. The data is entered into a data sheet and the mass and volume measurements are used to calculate density. They also use the information to create different graphs to determine whether there is any correlation between the different physical properties.
Students observe a teacher demonstration o classifying matter by its physical properties of shape and size. After discussing the definition of matter, students describe the state of matter. They sing a song to the tune of "Bingo." In groups, students participate in a marshmallow experiment to explore the study of solids, liquids, and gases.
Bright blue slides with yellow and white font make this presentation easy for learnerrs to read. The content is a brief overview of the commonly observed physical properties of matter, focusing on the differences among solids, liquids, and gases. The presentation concludes by explaining how physical changes can occur.