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States and Phases of Matter

States and Phases of Matter


You will learn about the states of matter as well as the phases of matter. We will also look at the triple point graph.

Be sure to do everything on this tutorial.

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States of Matter

Be sure to watch and take notes.

Source: Langhans and various educators

Triple Point

Very short video on triple point graphs

Source: Langhans and various educators

States/Phases of Matter: These are the “S” in WSQ. You must have them under your video notes completed by the due date on the Unit Plan.

Part 1: Create a Venn Diagram below to compare and contrast solids, liquids and gases.  Try to fill in each bullet point with a new idea. 


Part 2: Phase Changes- Define each phase change and fill in the box with the particles


Part 3: Triple Point


Source: Langhans and various educators

HOT Question

Question about your Notes: write your question following the guidelines below:

Question- asking Higher Order Thinking (HOT) questions; use the following as your guide:
1. A question that you are still confused about (be specific, include which part of the video, etc)
2. A question that connects the videos together (i.e. asking about the relationship between the content)
3. A question you think you know the answer to, but you want to challenge your classmates with
Use your Unit Plan to help with question starters

Source: inspired by C. Kirch