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Phases Action Heroes

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:


Students will design an “action Hero” based on the characteristics of a solid, liquid or gas.

Main Curriculum Tie:
SEEd - Grade 6 (2017)
Strand 6.2: Energy Affects Matter 6.2.2

Develop a model to predict the effect of heat energy on states of matter and density. Emphasize the arrangement of particles in states of matter (solid, liquid, or gas) and during phase changes (melting, freezing, condensing, and evaporating).


  • markers or colored pencils
  • construction paper
  • textbooks
  • student sheet


Instructional Procedures:

  1. Establish background knowledge by asking students to identify “action heroes” that they are familiar with. Pick one that is mentioned and have students describe its properties or characteristics. Tell them that they will be designing an action hero of their own.
  2. Read the introduction and requirements (student sheet) with students. Show them the materials they have to work with and allow time for them to work.
  3. If time allows, have students share their work with the class or display them in the halls or classroom.

Assessment Plan:
Scoring Guide
Student works diligently on the task……………………………………5
Student creates an action hero with a name and drawing…………..5
Five properties of the phases are correctly identified………………..5

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Created Date :
Sep 29 2014 10:47 AM