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States of Matter

In this film Dan Plant, from Imperial College London, talks about the three states of matter providing examples from the world around us. A short animation highlights some of the properties of solids and liquids and then introduces a substance that blurs the lines. Armourgel is mostly liquid, until it’s subjected to force, then it momentarily becomes a solid. Dan discusses this unusual material and how its properties can be used to protect people from all sorts of accidents and injuries.

This resource has been provided by Reach Out CPD, the programme was developed by Imperial College London in partnership with Tigtag.

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