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Adding Heat

Curriculum Tie:

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:
Small Groups


 

Summary:
A balloon-covered flask with water in it is heated. Changes are recorded. There will be changes in the states of matter and a volume change while the total mass stays the same.

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).

Materials:

  • 150 ml flasks
  • 600 ml beaker
  • balloons
  • water
  • goggles
  • graduated cylinders
  • hot plates or alcohol burner and wire stand
  • triple beam balance
  • worksheet

Attachments

Background For Teachers:
Students will need to wear goggles during the entire lab.

Instructional Procedures:

  1. TODAY is the day that I promised you was coming…..today you get to blow something up.
  2. Put 25ml of water into the Flask. Put the balloon over the top of the Flask. Fill the beaker to 100ml with water. Measure the Mass of the flask. Put on goggles.
  3. On the back of the student worksheet have them divide it into 8 areas. In the first area sketch the flask with the balloon.
  4. Plug in the hot plate, put the beaker on the hot plate. Put the flask with water into the beaker. Time for 10 minutes. Every 2 minutes sketch the balloon and the flask on the back of this paper

Assessment Plan:
1. Complete, best effort, used equipment correctly and safely….…4
2. Complete, best effort, …………………………………...3
3. Partially complete and lacking effort…………………………..2
4. Started lab and did not complete……………………………1

Bibliography:
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

Author:
Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
Sep 30 2014 13:33 PM

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