Teacher Input 1
  • Greet the learners.
  • Show learners blocks of ice that you have taken out of the school freezer and placed in a transparent Tupperware / glass.
  • Ask learners what is going to happen to the ice blocks if you leave the containers on your table.

Answer:  It will melt.   It will turn into water.

  • Tell the learners that we are going to talk about solids, liquids and gases today.
  • Tell them that you are now going to show them a video clip.
  • Show VIDEO CLIP 1: Ice Skater falls through ice (0:9 min.).
  • Lead a discussion on why the ice skater fell through the ice. What happened to the ice?

Answer:  It melted;  It changed from a solid state to a liquid state.

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