This is a true guided inquiry lab that will allow your students to discover the following with minimal instruction from the teacher:
1. Matter is anything that has volume or takes up space.
2. Matter is anything that has mass.
3. Matter is not created or destroyed during a physical change only changed to a different form.
Students will identify what is matter and what is not based on these discoveries.
This lab has three parts and typically takes 2-3 45 minute periods to complete.
This lab does require a minimal amount of materials that can be easily found for a minimal price.
Answer Key is included with helpful suggestions!
Be sure to download the What is Matter? Card Sort for free from my store to go along with this lab!!