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Freezing Temperature of Water

Experiment #4 from Exploring Physical Science

Education Level
Middle School


Freezing temperature is the temperature at which a substance turns from a liquid to a solid. In this experiment, you will study the freezing of water and find its freezing temperature.


  • Observe the freezing of water.
  • Measure temperature.
  • Analyze data.
  • Use your data and graph to make conclusions about freezing.
  • Determine the freezing temperature of water.
  • Apply the concepts studied in a new situation.

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