# Mass

## Asset: Mass

Comparison of mass using sectioned tennis ball and kiwi.

###### Student Application

Come join us in the "matter kitchen" as we learn that our entire world is made of matter.

###### Learning Objectives

1. Students will understand that all objects everywhere, those you can see and even those you cannot see, are made up of matter.
2. Students will realize that not all matter is the same. Some objects are alike, and some are different.
3. Students will know the five senses that aid us in learning more about matter: se...

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###### Supporting Activities

1. Before viewing the video

1. Bring several objects (solids, liquids, and, if possible, gases) into the classroom (or use objects already in the classroom). Ask the students to describe objects. See if the students can think of any ways to group the objects into categories (all of the solids, all of the...

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# Mass

## Asset: Mass

Particle model.

###### Student Application

Use your five senses to discover the properties of matter.

###### Learning Objectives

1. Students will learn matter is all of the stuff in our world.
2. Students will understand matter has mass and takes up space.
3. Students will know matter has different properties. You can use your five senses to discover the properties of different matter.
4. Students will understand all matter i...

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###### Supporting Activities

1. Mystery Box. Have students use their five senses to describe the different properties of matter. Fill several shoeboxes with various items (thimble, cotton ball, orange slice, etc.) Have students work in pairs. One student should close his eyes while the other student hands him objects from the mystery box. The student should use his senses ...

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# Mass

## Asset: Mass

Weight and tennis ball comparison.

###### Student Application

Physical and chemical properties are how we identify matter by how it looks and feels and reacts with other matter.

###### Learning Objectives

1. Students will know that matter is anything that takes up space, has mass, and has properties that you can observe and describe. Elements are pure substances that are often called the "building blocks" of matter. They are made of atoms of matter. All matter has mass (the amount of matter in an object), volume (the amount of space an object takes up),...

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