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Topic: 3.5 Matter and Energy

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 3
Science (2010)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 3
Science (2010)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

3.5.C: Matter and Energy

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  • Q1
    Some students put two ice cubes on separate plates. One ice cube had a mass of 80 grams. The other had a mass of 40 grams. Which result would be the same for both ice cubes in this investigation?
    The time it took each ice cube to melt completely
    The total volume of each ice cube
    The temperature at which each ice cube melted
    The amount of liquid produced on each plate
    60s
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  • Q2
    A student makes a model of the water cycle by using a cup, some water, and plastic wrap. After the student places the model near a sunny window, moisture forms on the inside of the plastic wrap. What change is the student most likely observing in this model?
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    The formation of clouds
    Condensation
    The warming of air
    Freezing
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  • Q3
    A student observed liquid wax dripping down the side of a burning candle. After putting out the candle’s flame, the student left the room. Several hours later the student observed that there was no longer any liquid on the side of the candle. Which statement explains what most likely happened to the liquid wax?
    None of the above
    The liquid wax condensed and was absorbed by the candle
    The heat given off by the flame caused the candle wax to evaporate.
    The liquid wax changed back into a solid as it cooled.
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  • Q4
    A student conducts an investigation using caramel candy, paper plates, and a stopwatch. The student places a piece of the caramel candy on each of three plates. The student puts the plates in different locations around the school. The student will record the time it takes for each piece of caramel candy to change state and other observations in the table below. Which question is the student most likely trying to answer with this investigation?
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    Why does the caramel candy change state?
    In which location does the caramel candy change state the fastest?
    At what temperature does the caramel candy melt?
    What causes the caramel candy to keep its shape?
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  • Q5
    In an investigation hot water is poured into a clear plastic cup. Another clear plastic cup is placed upside down over the cup of hot water. Which of these is likely to occur during the next three minutes?
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    Water from the bottom cup will become solid as the hot water cools.
    Water droplets will form on the inside of the top cup as the water vapor cools.
    The hot water will become hotter because air and heat are trapped in the top cup.
    The water level will rise in the bottom cup because of evaporation.
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