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Book 64: Candles: Investigating Combustion

Levels: 3-4
Contextual strands: Material world icon. Material world


This book explores concepts related to the conservation of matter during physical and chemical changes. It also provides an opportunity to reinforce the concept that gases are material substances, that is, they have mass. Concepts of energy transformation during the burning of carbon fuels are also explored.

Concept overview

Use the concept overview, which is also on the inside front cover of the book, as a reference for the concepts that relate to Candles: Investigating Combustion.

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