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ERIC Number: EJ904756
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
An Inquiry into the Phases of Matter
Young, Sarah
Science Scope, v34 n2 p60-63 Oct 2010
The "What's the "matter" With XOD" activity addresses students' misconceptions and refines their ideas about phases of matter. This activity introduces the characteristics for solids, liquids, and gases, and begins a discussion about physical and chemical changes and how matter can cycle through different phases. Depending on class size and available materials, these activities can be organized into stations for student groups to rotate through, or presented as demonstrations to the class, allowing the problem solving to occur in a class-discussion format.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A