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The answers to these ten questions about Materials may be found by clicking on the link below each one. You could write the answers down when you find them or you could try a spot of multi-tasking by clicking here and typing in the answers as you find them. When you are finished you can print them off. Good luck!

Click on the link below. What is "matter"?

http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html

What are the "three states of matter"? What is the difference between them?

http://www.channel4.com/apps26/learning/microsites/E/essentials/science/material/gasesaroundus_bi.jsp

Play the Selecting Materials Quiz Machine. What is the best material to make hip joints out of?

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00355

Rock is one of the most important materials. What are the three main types of rock?

http://jersey.uoregon.edu/~mstrick/AskGeoMan/geoQuerry13.html

Why is water called the "universal solvent"?

http://wwwga.usgs.gov/edu/waterproperties.html

What fraction of your body is made up of water?

http://www.yahooligans.com/content/ask_earl/20010727.html

Which material is best for conducting electricity?

http://www.channel4.com/apps26/learning/microsites/E/essentials/science/physical/circconduct_bi.jsp

What name is given to the big layer of gas that surrounds the Earth?

http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_gas.html

What is precipitation? What is transpiration?

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/fresh/cycle/concepts.htm

Complete the "Changing Materials" activity. Give an example of a reversible change and an irreversible change.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise/science/materials/09_act.shtml

Thanks to Tony Poulter for this Cyberhunt