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Matter on the Move

Matter on the Move

Learners observe and conduct experiments demonstrating the different properties of hot and cold materials. In a demonstration, learners observe that food coloring mixes faster in hot water than in cold. In a second demonstration, learners observe that air in a bottle expands when heated. As an activity, learners examine the behavior of air inside bottles submerged in hot and cold water. Use these experiments to introduce the molecular properties...

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