Grade 5 : Standard 9 - Matter

Conceptual Strand 9

The composition and structure of matter is known, and it behaves according to principles that are generally understood.

Guiding Question 9

How does the structure of matter influence its physical and chemical behavior?

Grade Level Expectations

Checks for Understanding State Performance Indicators

GLE 0507.9.1 Observe and measure the simple chemical properties of common substances.

GLE 0507.9.2 Design and conduct an experiment to demonstrate how various types of matter freeze, melt, or evaporate.

GLE 0507.9.3 Investigate factors that affect the rate at which various materials freeze, melt, or evaporate.

0507.9.1 Compare the simple chemical properties of common substances.

0507.9.2 Investigate how different types of materials freeze, melt, evaporate, or dissipate.

0507.9.3 Use data from a simple investigation to determine how temperature change affects the rate of evaporation and condensation.

SPI 0507.9.1 Distinguish between physical and chemical properties.

SPI 0507.9.2 Describe the differences among freezing, melting, and evaporation.

SPI 0507.9.3 Describe factors that influence the rate at which different types of material freeze, melt, or evaporate.

 

Physical and Chemical Changes

SPI 0507.9.1 Distinguish between physical and chemical properties.

 United Streaming Changes in the Properties of Matter: Physical and Chemical (28:00)

 Experiment - Mystery Powders

Mystery Powders http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=2176 This activity gives several powders and substances that can undergo a physical or chemical change and has students evaluate each example. A recording sheet is provided.  

Feel of each Mystery Powder
Mystery Powder's Reaction to Heat
Mystery Powder's Reaction to Iodine
Mystery Powder's Reaction to Vinegar


    Online Resources for Chemical or Physical Change

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SPI 0507.9.2 Describe the differences among freezing, melting, and evaporation.

BrainPop

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SPI 0507.9.3 Describe factors that influence the rate at which different types of material freeze, melt, or evaporate.

Resources

Experiment

Scientific Method Experiment: Factors Affecting How Ice Melts http://www.umaine.edu/NSFGK-12/images/PDFs/IceMeltcomPM.pdf

Keep-a-Cube http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/keepacube.html