This activity is to teach the students how to identify the characteristics of
both solids and liquids.
They will make a substance that demonstrates at times characteristics of
both. Once they have made and can distinguish the characteristics they
will then come and plug their answers (answers about what the
characteristics of solids and liquids are) into the power point.
This not only teaches the students how to identify the different
characteristics, it gives them a firsthand look at what solids and liquids
act like (by playing with the Gluep). Because of this firsthand experience
they are able to better remember and understand the differences.
This teaches them the difference of solids and liquids at the application
level of learning so that they not only understand the concept between
the characteristics in solids and liquids; they can apply it to their daily