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  • The Science Learning Hub has many resources for primary teachers related to melting in the Material World strand of the New Zealand Curriculum.

    Melting is a concept that can easily be taught to young students. Check out our resources.

    Unit plan: Observing Water

    Observing water – Introductory article with links to media, articles and activities

    Observing Water is intended to be enjoyable for teachers, too. The science articles provide clear explanations on the basics of matter, energy and changes of state.


    Melting and freezing – Article

    Magma on the move – Article

    Disappearing glaciers – Article

    Looking at water – solid, liquid or gas – Activity

    Solid to liquid to gas– Activity

    Alternative conceptions about water's states of matter – Article

    Investigating sea water – Activity

    Light a candle – Activity

    Heat and change of state – Image

    Chemistry made simple – properties of matter – PLD webinar

    Content is very helpful and informative


    SLH and the Material World – PLD webinar

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