What Are We Made Of?

This unit explores the idea of matter and the properties of matter. It introduces the students to some foundations in the science of Chemistry. Some key assessments and resources for the unit can be found below.  For further information and assignment specifics please refer to Veracross:


Phases of Matter Animation/Movie (Criterion B and F):

Task Sheet



Helpful sources of information:

Brainpop – States of Matter

Brainpop – Changes of State

Chem4kids – Changes of State

Kent Chemistry Site



The Element Newsletter (Crit A/B Assessment):

Task Sheet


Example Newsletter

Element Newsletter Exemplar 2013

Helpful Websites

Lenntech Website

Chemicool Website

Salks Periodic Table

Web Elements


Elements Wilonk




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