Properties of Matter

Changes due to Heating and Cooling

Learning Objective

I can measure, compare and contrast physical properties of states of matter (solid, liquid, gas) by describing the physical changes of materials as they are placed on a hot plate and then taken off the hot plate using the sentence stem
I observed material A____________ change from _____ to _______. I know this because _____________.


  • solid
  • liquid
  • gas
  • matter
  • physical states of matter
  • evaporate
  • condensation

Turn and Talk

Looking at the picture....
I think the spoon(s) made of _____________________________ will be too hot to handle with my bare hands because _________________________________________________________.

Today's investigation...

You will be split into two groups.
Group 1 will be working with the teacher at the back table
Group 2 will be working on Science Fusion pgs.

Each rotation will be working for 20 minutes, then switch.

The purpose of today is to work on observation skills and recording data

  • gummy candies
  • mini marshmallows
  • chocolate pieces
  • glue stick piece
  • ice cube
  • hot plate
  • glasses of water with food coloring
  • science notebook
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Word Bank for Observations