In this activity, students use drama to model water molecules in solid, liquid and gaseous states and how changes of state involve the addition or removal of heat

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • use drama and movement to model states of matter
  • identify at least one physical characteristic of water in its solid state
  • identify at least one physical characteristic of water in its liquid state
  • identify at least one physical characteristic of water in its gaseous state
  • provide a simple explanation of the role of heat in melting and freezing.

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    Published 22 June 2014