IGCSE Section 1. States of Matter. Complete Lesson.

Introduction to IGCSE Chemistry and the first lesson in the topic 'States of Matter'. Dealing with changes of state between solids, liquids and gases and demonstrating diffusion with a choice of experiments depending on the level of student understanding and equipment available to you.

Can you describe the interconversions of solids, liquids & gases? (C)
Can you explain the idea of diffusion with a practical example? (B)
Can you apply the idea of diffusion to fully explain an example within both liquids and gases? (A/A*)

Students expected to formulate their own ideas about diffusion and draw on knowledge from KS3.


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Created: Sep 4, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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