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Title States of Matter Lecture Demonstration
Description This Interactive Lecture Demonstration has the following goals. Students will be able to: (1) Identify the familiar states of matter using atomic and molecular pictures; (2) Interpret the unusual properties of water using atomic and molecular pictures; (3) Predict how varying the temperature changes the behavior of the atoms or molecules.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Demonstration
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords States of matter, density, evaporation, phases and phase changes, physical change, temperature
Simulation(s) States of Matter (HTML5), States of Matter: Basics


Author(s) Robert Parson, Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 14/11/04
Date updated 16/12/28