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Chapter 9 - Properties of Matter




Unit E - Matter

  • Chapter 9 - Properties of Matter

What is matter and how is it classified?

Educator Materials 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... Educator Materials Atomic Mobile All living things contain carbon, the sixth element on the Periodic Table. Make a mobile of this elemental element with scissors,... Educator Materials 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. Article Light, Matter, and Energy Who was this genius named Einstein, and where did he get all his great ideas? Find out with this virtual tour of the many ways he... Educator Materials Cosmic Chemistry What happened after the Big Bang? This comic strip explains the interactions that lead to the creation of stars, planetary nebulas,... Educator Materials Space Jell-O Thanks to Einstein, we know that space bends around anything that has mass. Need help bending your mind around this concept? Mix... Educator Materials Crazy Cold Air Why does cold air rush out of a freezer when you open the door? How does it then move through a room? Experiment to learn the answers—and... Educator Materials 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... Special Exhibition Einstein Peer at the world through the eyes of Einstein, an extraordinary scientist and self-proclaimed "citizen of the world. November 15, 2002 — January 1, 2003 Special Exhibition Gold Find out more about gold, an icon of wealth, beauty and power since the beginning of recorded history. November 18, 2006 — August 19, 2007 Educator Materials The Abundance of Elements in the Sun What’s the universe made of? Scientists tackle this puzzle by studying the composition of the different objects contained in the...