Chapter 10 - Properties of Matter

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Unit E - Matter

Chapter 10 - Properties of Matter

Make an atomic mobile, learn about the properties of matter and how it relates to the Earth's resources.

Cosmic Chemistry

Online Resource

Cosmic Chemistry

What happened after the Big Bang? This comic strip explains the interactions that lead to the creation of stars, planetary nebulas, and supernovas. 

Water vs. Land

Hands-on Activity, Classroom Activity

Water vs. Land

Brainstorm with your students a list of things that are possible in water that are not possible on land, and vice versa.

Exploring Density

Activity

Exploring Density

Why do some materials sink to the core of a planet while others float to the crust? This experiment uses marshmallow fluff and molasses to illustrate the concept of planet differentiation.

Sinking Water

Activity

Sinking Water

If you've spent even a few hours in a pool, you know that the deep end is colder than the shallow. But do you know why? Experiment with colored ice cubes for insight into water density.

Einstein Books for Adults

Curriculum Materials

Einstein Books for Adults

Considered the world's most intriguing genius, Einstein has inspired hundreds of writings. Here's a short list of some of the most enlightening looks at his life and ideas, including some he penned.