Can materials change shape?
Matter can change from one form to another. The changes can be physical or chemical. These changes may cause changes in the material's properties.
Matter: Anything that has mass and takes up space. Physical Changes: Changes in the appearance of a substance without producing new substances. Chemical Changes: Changes that make a substance into a completely different substance.
What materials would you use to build a birdhouse?
Plastic can be made from oil. You can turn water into ice by cooling it down. Some materials can change color when exposed to light.
Draw / write: What materials do you think would change when they are heated up?
Draw / write: What do you think would happen if you left a material outside on a cold day?
What properties of a material can help us decide if it will freeze, melt, dissolve, bend, stretch, twist, or fold?
What happens to the materials when they cool down?