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De La Salle College Online - INSPIRING THE IMAGINATION AND SEEKING NEW HEIGHTS
9SCI Matter
​Matter is part of the Chemical World  (Chemisty)
NZ Curriculum Level 4 in Science

 

IN THIS UNIT YOU WILL

KEY WORD LIST

- Learn what makes up everything in the universe
- Describe the differences between the three states of matter: solid, liquid and gas
- Explain why particles are able to conduct electricity
- Explain what happens when water freezes, melts and boils and condenses
- Describe particle theory and the structure of an atom
- Discuss the water cycle and why it is important
- Describe what happens when you heat a solid, liquid and a gas
- Explain the concept of diffusion
- Explain the three types of heat transfer: conduction, convection and radiation
- Explain what happens when a substance is dissolved 
 

Resources

WHAT IS MATTER