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  • Stringy Chemistry and States of Matter

    Book Chapter | April 2009

    Solids, liquids, and gases are familiar to students as the different states of matter. Why are some substances gases and some solid at room temperature? This exercise helps students explore the basic concepts behind…

  • Editor’s Note: States of Matter

    Journal Article | December 2008

    There is a common misunderstanding of chemicals and chemistry. Chemicals are “bad.” Chemists are a nerdy set in the same category as those zany physicists, except that chemists work with more dangerous materials—“…

  • Why Wetlands Matter

    Journal Article | November 2019

    concept of energy and matter, with successful models including explanations … of how matter (water, nutrients, etc.) travels through and is cycled within … and Matter Classroom Connection …

  • Popping the Kernel: Modeling the States of Matter

    Journal Article | January 2005

    Constructing models can help students understand the particulate nature of matter. This article discusses how to use popcorn to engage students in model building and to teach them about the nature of matter.

  • Modeling Parts of Systems and Particle Movement in Matter

    Journal Article | March 2020

    that we often have different meanings for the same word. Read pages … that air is matter? pp. 12–13: Read the story that describes how liquids take … gas, liquid, and solid. Continue to read the story and point out that light …

  • Science 101: What causes the different states of matter?

    Journal Article | December 2008

    The answer to this could be really simple or really complicated, depending on how deeply the issue is covered. Therefore, the author will dispense with the really complicated by limiting the discussion to solids,…

  • States of Matter/ Changes of State

    Collection | August 2016

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  • States of Matter/ Changes of States

    Collection | August 2016

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  • States of Matter/Changes of State

    Collection | August 2016

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  • States of Matter / Changes of State

    Collection | August 2016

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  • “States of Matter/ Changes of State

    Collection | August 2016

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  • States of Matter / Changes of State

    Collection | August 2016

    States of Matter / Changes of State …

  • States of Matter/ Changes of State

    Collection | August 2016

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  • States of Matter

    Collection | January 2015

    Matter is traditionally divided into three states - liquid, solid, and gas. This collection of resources will help students to explore this principle.

  • States of Matter

    Collection | February 2015

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