"Living our Faith, Learning in Love"

"I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot, together we can do great things" Mother Teresa

"Love one another as I have loved you"John 13:34


States of Matter

What effect does temperature have on different materials? 


  • First compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases. 


  • Investigate how different foods change state. 
    What happens to an ice cube as it begins to warm up? 
    What happens to chocolate if you put it in a heat conductive container in cold, warm and hot water? 
  • Explore the effect of temperature on other substances  such as butter or cream (you could make food such as chocolate crispy cakes and ice-cream for a party)
  • You could observe and record evaporation over a period of time, for example, a puddle in the playground or washing on a line, and investigate the effect of temperature on washing drying or snowmen melting


You can present your findings in the form of a power-point presentation, notes with pictures and diagrams, a verbal presentation or any other way you can think of!

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