In this game, students will change water from one phase of matter to the other at their teacher's command.
Every day, we encounter water in its three different phases or states:
- liquid water
- solid water (ice)
- gaseous water (steam)
Theoretically all substances can exist in these three forms as well, but water is the only substance that is widely found in natural environments that exists in these three phases of matter within Earth's ordinary temperature conditions.
Fun Fact: Water is one of the few known substances whose solid form is less dense than the liquid. That is why icebergs can float on ocean water. Imagine what would happen to the fish in a lake every winter if ice sank!