The Scientific Method Using Mystery Powders

Students use the scientific method to determine physical and chemical properties of unknown substances. In this scientific method lesson plan, students discuss chemical and physical properties of substances as a class after a demonstration using a mystery box and mystery powder. Students are given 10 substances to observe. They mix each with 3 different liquids, they test their electrical conductivity and they observe the effects of heating the substances.

6th - 11th Science 91 Views 203 Downloads
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Science
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

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