Looking for ways to extend your investigation into other areas of the curriculum? These resources can help.

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The History of Chemistry
The Chemical Heritage Foundation offers resources for teachers who seek to connect current student inquiry with the history of physical science.

This Week in the History of Chemistry
Find out what interesting things happened in the history of physical science this week.


A Magical Touch...of Harmony
The physics of sound is a possible extension activity from your investigation of matter. This site introduces Ben Franklin's Glass Armonica which makes sounds as glass bowls spin.

Properties of Matter Song
How about a little singing in science class? This teacher's site has song lyrics to help students recall the properties of matter. | © 2005 The Franklin Institute - All rights reserved.