Matter and Energy, Grade 5 (Properties of and Changes in Matter)
There are three states of matter. Matter that changes state is still the same matter. Physical change refers to the fact that a substance can be changed from one form to another. Chemical change implies the formation of a new substance. The properties of materials determine their use and may have an effect on society and the environment.
- evaluate the social and environmental impacts of processes used to make everyday products;
- conduct investigations that explore the properties of matter and changes in matter;
- demonstrate an understanding of the properties of matter, changes of state, and physical and chemical change.