Students practiced safe handling of scientific instruments and how to read a thermometer in this lab (from American Chemistry Society).

Students must understand the connection between temperature and thermometers.

How thermometers are made:

Temperature Textbook Investigation:
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The Particle Model of Matter

- All substances are made of tiny particles
- The particles are always in motion - vibrating, rotating and moving from place to place
*Watch this video to understand how particles interact in different states of matter: BBC - The Particle Model

Heat Transfer

1) Conduction
2) Convection
3) Radiation
BBC Video Animations

The Flow of Heat Video

Expansion and Contraction

BBC - Behaviour of Matter

Heat Capacity

NSTA Interactive Heat Capacity Differences
Heat Capacity Video Review

Changes of State

Test Review