An activity to demonstrate what happens to a variety of liquids when heat is removed.
Cooling decreases the temperature of a substance. If the temperature is decreased enough, this can lead to a change of state
In this activity, students predict, observe and record what happens to liquids of varying consistencies when heat is removed. The liquids are placed in the freezer and observed after two hours, then after four hours.
Discussion questions are also provided.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
The principal focus of science teaching in lower key stage 2 is to enable pupils to broaden their scientific view of the world around them. They should do this through exploring, talking about, testing and developing ideas about everyday phenomena an...
- Working scientifically
- States of matter
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