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Properties and Changes in Matter Lesson #3

South Carolina Science Standard Addressed:
2-4.3 Explain how matter can be changed in ways such as heating or cooling, cutting or tearing, bending or stretching.

It is essential for students to know that matter can be changed in many different ways.

Heating: example- ice melting in the summer heat

Cooling: example- freezing your favorite juice into a frozen treat

Cutting: example- cutting a pie from one piece into more than one pieces

Tearing: example- tear one piece of foil into many pieces of foil

Bending: example- bending a thin piece of metal into a paper clip

Stretching: example- when you stretch a rubber band, it will break

Make a list of things that can be changed by heating, cooling, cutting, tearing, bending, or stretching!

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