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Solid, Liquid, and Gas

Characteristics associated with three different states of matter

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Solids, Liquids, Gases, Oh My!

Solid, Liquid, and Gas

We’ve probably all seen examples of a solid, liquid, or gas. Could you find an example of each in the room around you? Examine them carefully, then answer the following questions.

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1. What household item can easily be converted between the 3 phases?

2. Which phase has the most energy?

3. In the video above, the kids have made Oobleck, a combination of corn starch and water. This is known as a non-newtonian fluid, do you think this is a solid or liquid? Why?

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