Year 5

Lesson 5 • Hot air

Students plan and conduct a fair-test investigation to determine if the observable properties of a gas change with an increase in temperature.

Communicating matters

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Students will:

  • identify that air is a gas and that it takes up space.
  • change one variable in a fair test investigation about air.
  • discuss how the volume of a gas depends on the temperature.


Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • discuss, record and compare results of a fair-test investigation.