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NASA

The Cycle of Matter

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An educational lesson focuses on the idea of conservation of matter through a demonstration of the water cycle, a discussion of digesting food, and the path of carbon and oxygen atoms as they change form. 
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Mystery Eggs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate the properties of plastic eggs filled with solids, liquids, and gases and use these observations to hypothesize whether a chicken egg is hard-boiled or raw.
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What Is the Matter?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore and identify phases of matter and compare the particle motion in solids, liquids, and gasses.
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Physical Properties of Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Five fabulous procedures introduce physics or chemistry classes to special properties of matter. They discover adhesion and cohesion, solubility, melting and boiling points, and viscosity through hands-on experiences. Tests are...
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Matter and Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Does the change in energy of matter lead to a change in mass? Upcoming chemists compare the mass of equal-volume, but different-temperature liquids and materials both before and after a chemical reaction has occurred. In another...
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States Of Matter

For Teachers 4th
Delv into the states of Matter. Students engage in the scientific inquiry process to uncover the exciting world of Matter. They watch a series of videos, and conduct experiments in order to collect and analyze data on the various state...
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PPT
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Investigating Matter

For Teachers 1st - 4th
What a great resource! This presentation is informative as is, but there are links provided to some great resources that can help learners explore the states of matter in greater depth. For example, there is a link to a website that...
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North Carolina State University

Silly Stuff

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It's time to get a little silly with this fun primary grade science activity. By simply combining two liquids, white glue and corn starch, a strange solid is formed, commonly known as silly putty. To ensure everything goes smoothly,...
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Water and Ice

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars will observe, measure and describe the phase changes of ice. In this science lesson plan, students observe ice as it changes phases. Qualaitative notations made by individual young scholars will be shared and compared.
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Atomic Theory

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An extremely thorough presentation walks new chemists through the basics of matter. There really isn't a unifying theme, however So many topics are covered: forces, elements, atomic structure, chemical properties, compounds, quarks,...
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As a Matter of Fact

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Elementary-aged scientists discover that all matter has mass. They are shown the difference between mass and weight, and learn how to calculate mass using the appropriate tools and methods. The scientific method is used while estimating...
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Energy, Matter, and Organization

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders review the Energy, Matter, and Organization unit. They have one week to complete an essay. Students must submit a concept map or drawing. The activity is introduces by reading a short story line which presents a simple...
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Interactive
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this matter exam, young scholars answer 80 multiple choice and short answer questions about atomic structure, atomic bonds, and equations dealing with energy spectrums. A scientific calculator is recommended. There is a student answer...
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Liquids and Solids: Materials

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Investigate the properties of solid and liquid materials. This very complete slide show is perfect for introducing liquids and solids to children in grades one or two. It describes multiple properties of solids, metals, plastics, wood,...
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What is Air?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate air by participating in a class experiment. In this matter measurement lesson, students identify air as a gas which consists of mass. Students utilize a windsock or balloon to measure oxygen and explore it's true...
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Worksheet
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Chemistry Midterm Practice Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
A comprehensive practice exam, this resource covers many areas of chemistry. The test includes 71 multiple choice questions on topics such as problem solving, chemical equations, chemical formulas, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and...
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Conservation of Mass

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct an experiment to compare the total mass of products to the mass of reactants. For this conservation of mass lesson plan, students devise an experiment to show that matter is neither created or destroyed in a...
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Worksheet
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Cycling of Matter and Energy

For Students 9th - 10th
These twenty various types of questions related to the cycling of matter and energy require students to match each definition in column 1 with the correct vocabulary term from column 2. Then, students explain what is being demonstrated...
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Matter vs. Non Matter

For Students 8th - 10th
This note card has six items on it, three are matter and three are not matter. your class should be able to classify each and explain the characteristics of matter.
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What is Matter?

For Students 7th - 9th
Four diagrams of the atom and their subatomic particles and structures are given here and students should be able to complete the labels need to define the structures shown. The main structures defined are protons, neutrons, electrons,...
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Categorizing Matter

For Students 6th - 8th
Six envelopes with different substances in each prompt learners to group, categorize and identify. They are given the properties of each substance including the density and students sort the six substances into at least three different...
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Classification of Matter

For Students 9th - 12th
This is a great activity with an infographic to assist your high schoolers in categorizing matter into mixtures and non-mixtures. Information is given about the metric system of measurement. Your young students match 13 terms with their...
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All About Matter

For Students 5th - 7th
Twenty-four questions about matter, the states of matter and the properties of matter make up this interactive online worksheet. Your class will determine the volume of water, the shape of water and the shapes of matter.
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The Art of Science: Glitter Bottles and Oobleck

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
After having a class discussion on the three states of matter, young scientists utilize the wonderful substance, Oobleck in order to experience something that changes states of matter. They also create "sparkle jars" which...