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Investigating Changes of State: Chemical and Physical Changes part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Summary In this chemistry lab, students will observe a variety of changes in matter. They will observe cream changing into butter, frozen concentrated juice changing from a liquid and the chemical change of cooking pancakes. They will become engaged and explore changes in matter lab stations. They will explain Chemical and Physical changes using the Frayer Model and after reading Pancakes, Pancakes! categorize changes they heard take place in the book. They will elaborate with looking at a variety of menus and producing their own Chemical Change Cafe.