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Concept Map of Changing Materials

In this worksheet, students will be offered a chance to challenge their understanding of the processes involved in the way that different materials change and are made to change, asking them to show that they have a firm grasp of the vocabulary involved and a solid understanding of those processes.

'Concept Map of Changing Materials' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Properties and Changes of Materials

Curriculum subtopic:   Reversible Changes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 Here is a CONCEPT MAP of reversible and irreversible changes:

 

 

Your task is to follow through each section deciding on the correct term to describe the change that is occurring at that point.

 

What is the name for solid water?

 

What is the name given to water when it is a gas?

 

What is the process that happens to solids when they are heated and change to liquids?

 

What term is used for the process when a liquid cools down and forms a solid?

 

What term is used to describe what happens when a gas is cooling into a liquid?

 

What word is used to describe what happens to a solid that mixes with a liquid, like water, and seems to 'disappear'?

 

What word is used to describe the liquid formed when a solid has 'disappeared' into it?

 

What term describes how the sand is recovered from the water when they are mixed together?

 

What is the name of the process that changes bread dough into bread?

 

What is the name of the process by which candlewax is turned into different gases?

  • Question 1

 

What is the name for solid water?

CORRECT ANSWER
ice
EDDIE SAYS
Solid water is, of course, ice.
  • Question 2

 

What is the name given to water when it is a gas?

CORRECT ANSWER
steam
water vapour
EDDIE SAYS
Gaseous (gassy!) water is generally known as steam, but you will learn that it is properly called water vapour.
  • Question 3

 

What is the process that happens to solids when they are heated and change to liquids?

CORRECT ANSWER
melt
melts
melting
EDDIE SAYS
Any solid being heated that changes to a liquid has melted.
  • Question 4

 

What term is used for the process when a liquid cools down and forms a solid?

CORRECT ANSWER
freeze
freezes
freezing
EDDIE SAYS
When a liquid is cooled down and loses energy it FREEZES into a solid (even if that takes place at 1500C as it does for iron!).
  • Question 5

 

What term is used to describe what happens when a gas is cooling into a liquid?

CORRECT ANSWER
condense
condenses
condensing
EDDIE SAYS
Whenever a gas loses energy and cools from a gas into a liquid we say it has CONDENSED - for water that\'s what condensation is!
  • Question 6

 

What word is used to describe what happens to a solid that mixes with a liquid, like water, and seems to 'disappear'?

CORRECT ANSWER
dissolve
dissolves
dissolving
EDDIE SAYS
When a solid is mixed with, say, water and \'disappears\' we say that it has dissolved. But remember that it IS still there, in tiny particles of solid.
  • Question 7

 

What word is used to describe the liquid formed when a solid has 'disappeared' into it?

CORRECT ANSWER
solution
EDDIE SAYS
The solution is .... solution! Like sugar solution, salt solution or even copper sulphate solution!
  • Question 8

 

What term describes how the sand is recovered from the water when they are mixed together?

CORRECT ANSWER
filter
filter it
filtering
filtration
EDDIE SAYS
When a solid does not dissolve in a liquid it can be separated by filtering - that is like using a very fine sieve. The solid gets trapped in the filter paper and the liquid passes through it - they are separate.
  • Question 9

 

What is the name of the process that changes bread dough into bread?

CORRECT ANSWER
heat
heating
bake
baking
EDDIE SAYS
You have to heat the bread dough in order to change it into bread (the cookery term for this is baking).
  • Question 10

 

What is the name of the process by which candlewax is turned into different gases?

CORRECT ANSWER
burn
burns
burning
EDDIE SAYS
When a candle BURNS the wax is turned into several different gases which are lost into the air - that\'s why the candle goes down and why it gets lighter.
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