What is Plasma? - Lesson for Kids


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What is plasma?

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1. What is one example of plasma that we see on Earth?

2. What is an atom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to see what you know about plasma. You will need to identify what plasma is and different examples of plasma.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet set you'll assess your understanding of:

  • The effect adding energy has on gas atoms
  • Examples of plasma on Earth
  • The two main types of plasma

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the material, such as the two types of plasma that are most commonly seen
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as atoms and plasma
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about a common type of plasma seen on Earth

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this type of matter by reviewing the lesson titled What is Plasma? - Lesson for Kids. This lesson covers:

  • The different states of matter
  • Lightning
  • Artificial ways to make plasma