States of Matter: Homeschool Assignment

Instructor: Megan Sarkisian
This assignment gives students an opportunity to explore and describe what they know about states of matter in terms of motion, energy, intermolecular forces, and transitions between states.

Assignment Instructions for Students

Explain the states of matter of water in terms of the motion and energy of the particles, the intermolecular forces between the particles, and transitions between the states (melting, freezing, condensation, vaporization, and sublimation). This short essay should be between 300 and 600 words.

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