Matter: Changing States

Matter: Changing States

8-10 yrs old

11-13 yrs old

Animals

Science

Technology

Students will learn about the different processes that change the state of matter of dairy into other foods like cheese, yogurt, and butter.

avatar Submitted By: BlockWorks

April 12, 2021

Download Assets

Skills

  • Project Based Learning

Supporting Files

Lesson Plan


Lesson Plan for Matter: Changing States

Minecraft World


Minecraft World for Matter: Changing States

Learning Objectives

  • Veratility: Teach students about the versatility of milk, as well as concepts such as states of matter and chemical/physical changes.
  • Nutrition: Teach students about the nutritional benefits of milk.
  • Life on a Farm: Teach students about life on a working farm; career options associated with dairy farming, as well as the layout and machinery used in modern farms.

Guiding Ideas

Students will learn about the different processes that change the state of matter of dairy into other foods like cheese, yogurt, and butter.

Student Activities

See Lesson Plan for details of student activities.

Performance Expectations

By the end of the lesson, students will:

3.1) Identify matter as everything that has mass and occupies space.

3.2) Identify properties of solids, liquids, and gases and state examples of each.

3.3) Explain changes of state in matter and give examples of each.

3.4) Describe physical changes in matter as changes that are reversible.

3.5) Describe chemical changes in matter as changes that are irreversible.

3.6) Explain how changes of state involve the release of heat or the absorption of heat.

3.7) Identify indicators of a chemical change.

3.8) Distinguish between a physical change and a chemical change.

Skills

  • Project Based Learning

Supporting Files

Lesson Plan


Lesson Plan for Matter: Changing States

Minecraft World


Minecraft World for Matter: Changing States