All Posts by JENNA ELLIOTT

States of matter and how they change

WHAT ARE STATES OF MATTER? There are 5 known states of matter. These are the forms which matter can take. These are: solids, liquids, gases, plasmas, and Bose-Einstein condensates. Plasmas and Bose-Einstein Condensates are only created in extreme conditions and only able to be seen properly in a laboratory. We

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What is the carbon cycle?

WHAT IS THE CARBON CYCLE? Carbon is an ‘element’. This is a type of atom that has specific properties. Atoms are the building blocks of matter. Everything you can see and feel is made of atoms. Carbon is a type of these atoms. Carbon makes up an important part in

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What is the water cycle and how is it important to us?

WHAT IS THE WATER CYCLE? The water cycle is the process water goes through. It is called a cycle because water continuously moves around the system. Water can be a solid, liquid or gas. Solid water is called ice. Water is a gas state is called water vapour. Liquid water

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