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Matter: Changing States All matter can move from one state to another. It may require extreme temperatures or extreme pressures, but it can be done. Sometimes a substance doesn't want to change states. High School/College – General Chemistry Scenario Labs Lesson List Aluminum AdventureDental Chemistry AnalogyEnvironmental ConcernsFatty Acids for Soap MakingGas Law InvestigationGasoline AdditiveHydrogen Peroxide AnalysisPrograming the “Rinse Robot”Quality Control at Kality Krunchers Dill Pickle FactoryReal-World Projects: Challenges From the Polymer IndustrySorting Plastics for RecyclingThe Art of Soap MakingThe Floating Egg ProblemThe Visible Spectrocopy Expert Witness ProblemUsing the Spectrometer to Analyze a Mixture Lesson Descriptions Aluminum Adventure Students observe an electrochemical cell constructed with pieces of aluminum that serve as both the anode and cathode.
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Changing States of Matter by Ron Kurtus - Succeed in Understanding Physics SfC Home > Physical Science > Physics > Matter > Explanation of changing the solid, liquid and gas states of matter by Ron Kurtus - Succeed in Understanding Physics. Key words: heat, temperature, energy, molecular forces, water, ice, steam, molten metal, Helium, melting, freezing, boiling, condensation, sublimation, deposition, pressure, Ron Kurtus, School for Champions. Copyright © Restrictions By Ron Kurtus (revised 29 March 2012) Demonstrations Purpose These demonstrations allow students to observe a wide variety of chemical reactions, most of which should not be performed by students for safety reasons. Be sure to keep students actively involved by directing them to make observations and consider questions during demonstrations.
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