Mystery substances: your first case

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson  |  RAR

Solve police cases by identifying pure substances and components of mixtures. Carry out chemical tests on a mystery substance such as salt, baking soda or sugar. Observe and record how a substance reacts with a range of liquids and to heating. Refer to a data table of chemical properties and use it to match a mystery substance or substances found at a crime scene. This learning object is one in a series of five objects. Some of the objects in the series are also packaged in two combined learning objects.

Students carry out chemical tests on common substances.
Students observe and record changes that occur when common substances are heated or added to a range of liquid reagents.
Students use data tables to record and retrieve information.
Students use chemical tests to identify unknown substances.

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K to 12
Grade 4, Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6
Learners, Students

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