Changes to Materials
Levels 1 and 2
NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Properties and Changes of Matter: Observe and describe the major properties, such as colour, texture, odour, of familiar materials, and the changes that occur when materials are mixed, heated, or cooled.
Ngā Āhuatanga me ngā Panoni Matū: Ka mātakitaki me te whakamārama i ngā āhuatanga nui, pēnei i te tae, i te kakano, i te rongo, o ngā matū e mōhio whānuitia ana, me ngā panoni e puta mai i te ranu, i te whakawera, i te whakamātao rānei i te matū.
Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Investigating how heating and cooling can cause changes in familiar materials.
Levels 1 and 2
Be able to investigate the rate at which similar materials melt or dry and suggest reasons for these differences.
Using fair-testing principles, be able to investigate and explain the different rates at which two different-sized Jaffas dissolve in water.
Be able to investigate and describe the changes that take place when popcorn kernels are heated.
Be able to investigate and report on changes that occur when food colouring diffuses through water.
Be able to describe, from observation, how cream changes physically as it is made into ice cream!
The Arts (Dance): Move in response to environmental stimuli.
Mathematics and Statistics (Number and Algebra): Find examples of patterns in the natural environment which demonstrate that some patterns continue without end.