Year 5

Lesson 2 • What is a liquid?

Students undertake a hands-on exploration to determine the properties of a liquid.

Communicating matters

View Sequence overview

Students will:

  • investigate to identify and name the properties that help us describe a liquid.
  • apply this to determine if something is a liquid or not.


Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • record observations about the behaviour of liquids in a data table.
  • make and discuss claims about the properties of liquids.