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Lesson Plan: Changing States of Matter

Grade Level: Primary 3 (8-9 years old)

Subject: Science

Duration: 45 minutes

Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the concept of changing states of matter (solid, liquid, gas). 2. Identify examples of substances that change states. 3. Describe the processes involved in changing states of matter.

Materials: - Whiteboard or chart paper - Markers - Worksheets (links provided below) - Video resources (links provided below)

Introduction (5 minutes): 1. Begin the lesson by asking the students if they know what matter is. Allow a few responses. 2. Explain that matter is anything that takes up space and has mass. Give examples such as water, air, and objects around the classroom. 3. Introduce the concept of changing states of matter by explaining that matter can exist in different forms or states: solid, liquid, and gas. 4. Show a short video clip (link provided below) that visually demonstrates the different states of matter.

Lesson Outline: 1. Solid State (10 minutes): a. Write “Solid State” on the board and explain that solids have a definite shape and volume. b. Engage the students by asking them to name some examples of solids (e.g., ice, rock, pencil). c. Show a video clip (link provided below) that demonstrates the properties of solids. d. Distribute worksheets (link provided below) for students to complete independently or in pairs, focusing on identifying solids.

1. Liquid State (10 minutes): a. Write “Liquid State” on the board and explain that liquids have a definite volume but take the shape of their container. b. Engage the students by asking them to name some examples of liquids (e.g., water, juice, milk). c. Show a video clip (link provided below) that demonstrates the properties of liquids. d. Distribute worksheets (link provided below) for students to complete independently or in pairs, focusing on identifying liquids.

2. Gas State (10 minutes): a. Write “Gas State” on the board and explain that gases have neither a definite shape nor volume. b. Engage the students by asking them to name some examples of gases (e.g., air, oxygen, helium). c. Show a video clip (link provided below) that demonstrates the properties of gases. d. Distribute worksheets (link provided below) for students to complete independently or in pairs, focusing on identifying gases.

Questioning and Assessment (5 minutes): 1. Ask the students questions to assess their understanding of the topic, such as: - What are the three states of matter? - Can you give an example of each state? - What happens to water when it freezes? When it boils? - How does the arrangement of particles differ in solids, liquids, and gases?

Differentiation: 1. For students who need additional support, provide visual aids or manipulatives to help them understand the concept of changing states of matter. 2. For students who grasp the concept quickly, encourage them to think of examples beyond the ones discussed in class.

Plenary (5 minutes): 1. Recap the main points of the lesson by asking students to share what they have learned about changing states of matter. 2. Allow students to ask any remaining questions or share any interesting facts they have discovered.