Grade 5 Structure and Properties of Matter
The student will investigate the characteristic properties of matter.
Select a material according to a description of its physical properties.
States of Matter
Internet Resource: http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html
Determine the appropriate metric unit of measurement for specific properties of matter.
Metric Units and Measurement
Volume Capacity Unit
Recognize the law of conservation of matter.
Law of Conversion of Matter
Law of Conversion of Matter and Energy
Encyclopedia Law of Conversion of Matter
Internet Resource: http://www.iit.edu/~smile/guests/chgstate.htm
Describe how evaporation and condensation occur as a result of temperature change.
The Case of the Disappearing Water
A Summary of the Hydrologic Cycle
Explain why different types of matter freeze, melt, and/or evaporate at different rates.
Recognize how heat loss or gain is associated with a change in the state of matter.
What Changes the State of Matter
Physical and Chemical Changes Unit
Heat Conduction Quiz
Internet Resource: http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_states.html
Interactions of Matter
The student will investigate the interactions of matter.
Identify conditions associated with a chemical change.
The Mixtures Lab
Distinguish between physical and chemical changes.
How Can Physical Properties Be Used to Identify Matter?
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Chemical or Physical Change
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Compare the effect of physical and chemical changes on matter.
Identify a substance as an acid (i.e., vinegar or lemon juice) or a base (i.e., soap or baking soda).
Internet Resource: http://www.chem4kids.com/files/react_acidbase.html