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How Temperature Effects Water's Properties

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Understand that water expands when it heats and contracts as it cools.

Build a water thermometer.


expansion

contraction

thermometer

temperature


Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Water Module

Activity 2, Part 1
pg. 6

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 4


Observe and describe the interactions of water with different temperatures.

Understand that cold water sinks and that warm water rises.

Introduce the concept of density.


sink

float

hot water

ice water

density


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 2, Part 2
pg. 7

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 5


Compare properties of two states of water: Liquid and solid (ice).

Understand that ice melts because heat is added.

Understand that water freezes because heat is taken away.


ice

freeze

expansion

contraction

distort

melt


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 2, Part 3
pg. 8

Begin Student Water Log using:
Student Activity Sheet -
Page 6


Understand that water weighs more than the same volume of ice.

expand

volume

heavier

lighter

density

balance scale


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 2, Part 3
pg. 9
(number 28 & 29)

Record and predict what will happen when the ice melts.


Understand that ice floats.

Understand that ice water sinks to the bottom of a container of room temperature water.


density

cold water sinks

melting

temperature


FOSS:
Water Module

Activity 2, Part 3
pg. 9
(number 30 & 31)

Record and predict what will happen when the ice melts.