Question Exploration Routine is an instructional methods that teachers can use to help a diverse student population understand a body of content information by carefully answering a critical question to arrive at a main idea answer. Students taught using the question exploration routine earned higher total test scores than did students taught using the lecture-discussion method. This product includes the completed question exploration guide, and the student guide blanked except for vocabulary, scaffolding questions, and graphics already filled in.
This question exploration asks: What are the states of matter, and how do they relate to force, density, and kinetic energy?
It covers the following Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standard Benchmarks: SWBAT
SC.8.P.8.1 Explore the scientific theory of atoms (also known as atomic theory) by using models to explain the motion of particles in solids, liquids, and gases.
SC.912.P.8.1 Differentiate among the four states of matter.
SC.912.P.10.5 Relate temperature to the average molecular kinetic energy.