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Chemical Reactions

Levels 3 and 4

NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
  • Properties and Changes of Matter: Investigate permanent and temporary changes of selected materials, and investigate the chemical reaction of rusting.

  • Ngā Āhuatanga me ngā Panoni Matū: Ka tūhura i ngā panoni pūmau me ngā panoni rangitahi o ētahi matū, tae atu ki te tauhohe matū o te waikuratanga.

Learning Intentions
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Levels 3 and 4

  • Be able to investigate and report on the permanent changes that take place when popcorn kernels are heated.

Level 4

  • Investigating and describing ways of producing changes in familiar materials and describing factors that affect rates of changes.

  • Be able to investigate and describe ways of changing the rate of diffusion of food colouring in water.

  • Be able to investigate and describe ways of producing changes in ice cubes.

  • Be able to investigate ways of producing temporary and permanent changes in materials.

  • Health and Physical Education: Identify and use safe practices and basic risk-management strategies eg. Managing risks in both the natural and built environments

  • Health and Physical Education: Access and use information to make and action safe choices in a range of contexts eg. Safety in the sun, on the road, near water

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect and display time series data on an environmental phenomenon, such as river heights.

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