Chemical or Physical Change - let the students decide. Students may be given the full step by step procedure, or perhaps allow for more of a disovery / inquiry based approach, prompting with "what should we do next to determine if this is a chemical or physical change?"


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Chemistry Labs
Update Standards?

SCI.6.5.D: Science

identify the formation of a new substance by using the evidence of a possible chemical change such as production of a gas, change in temperature, production of a precipitate, or color change.
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2018-04-02.

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Support Steaching: 2

Reviewer Comments:

Support Steaching: More guidance needs to be provided on what students should be observing. There are no suggestions for differentiation.

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