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States of Matter

States of Matter

Author: Dr. Sheila Barnes
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8th Grade Physical Science Standards

S8P1. Students will examine the scientific view of the nature of matter.

a. Distinguish between atoms and molecules.

b. Describe the difference between pure substances (elements and compounds) and mixtures.

c. Describe the movement of particles in solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas states.

d. Distinguish between physical and chemical properties of matter as physical (i.e., density, melting point, boiling point) or chemical (i.e., reactivity, combustibility).

e. Distinguish between changes in matter as physical (i.e., physical change) or chemical

(development of a gas, formation of precipitate, and change in color).

f. Recognize that there are more than 100 elements and some have similar properties as

shown on the Periodic Table of Elements.

g. Identify and demonstrate the Law of Conservation of Matter.8th

States of Matter Unit Menu

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Assignments

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Review the States of Matter PowerPoint Movie.  Take notes on your note cards in your Science Folder.  Respond to the five questions form the video.  Add a page to your Table of Contents- titled States of Matter assignment #_________.

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Pick up a handout in class- Introduction to Matter- Key Terms and complete.  Check Table of Contents for States of Matter assignment #_________.

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Use the State of Matter- Study Questions- Create your own study questions. Number your own paper 1-8 and record questions on your States of Matter page.

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Listen to the Phase Change Rap.

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States of Matter Simulation Lab-  Add this to your States of Matter pages in your Science Folder.

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States of Matter- PowerPoint movie

Introduction to Matter-Key Terms

Pick up a handout in class- Introduction to Matter- Key Terms and complete. Check Table of Contents for States of Matter assignment #_________.

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State of Matter- Study Guide

Use the State of Matter- Study Questions- Create your own study questions. Number your own paper 1-8 and record questions on your States of Matter page.

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States of Matter Simulation Lab- PHET website

States of Matter Simulation Lab- Add this to your States of Matter pages in your Science Folder.

Web link
http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/states-of-matter

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