Analyze a standard change of phase graph of water. Using the particle model, identify where water is a solid, liquid or gas, is freezing/melting or evaporating/condensing. Relate the states of matter to the changes (increase, decrease) of energy in the system.
Science is a human endeavor involving knowledge learned through inquiring about the natural world. Scientific claims are evaluated and knowledge changes as a result of using the abilities and understandings of inquiry. The pursuit of scientific knowledge is a continuous process involving diverse people throughout history. The practice of science and the development of technology are critical pursuits of our society.
Scientific inquiry involves asking scientifically-oriented questions, collecting evidence, forming explanations, connecting explanations to scientific knowledge and theory, and communicating and justifying the explanation.