Water as ICE

A SOLID

Just what are states of matter?

How can something change its' state?

Water is a brilliant example.

Water as WATER

A LIQUID

Water as WATER VAPOUR

A GAS

Water can exist in three different ways or STATES OF MATTER as you can see.

Each STATE of MATTER has different properties.

Solids - Do not change shape when moved and cannot be squashed.

Liquids - Flow and take the shape of the container.

Gases - are usually invisible and spread out to fill up spaces.

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Water is able change from one state to another and back again.

These CHANGES OF STATE are said to be REVERSIBLE.

 

We have talked in class about how water can change from one state to another and the processes that are involved.
You have seen the concept map of the changes of state of water.

Can you recreate the
CONCEPT MAP FOR CHANGES OF STATE
for yourself?

Move the objects until your concept map is correct.

 

 

Click here for Concept Map answer

 

There is a fourth State of Matter called Plasma.

This is found in the SUN