States of Matter for Kids: Solids, Liquids, and Gases


Total pages: 60
File size: 5 MB



This states of matter science unit is packed with activities, including five hands-on science experiments you can use to teach your students about the states of matter. Students will learn about solids, liquids, gases, evaporation, melting, freezing, heating, changing properties, and more! Emphasis is placed on how matter changes from one form to another. 12 learning posters, science vocabulary cards, teacher directions, and activity printables are included.

Celebrate your students’ learning at the end of the unit with a concluding activity called the Purple Cow! Your students will enjoy a states of matter floats made of grape soda and ice cream while they complete a science lab report for the “experiment!”

Also included is a unique take-home science project – a States of Matter Scavenger Hunt! Using the included recording sheet, students will find various states of matter with family for a home extension activity. This states of matter scavenger hunt can also be completed as a classroom activity.

Included in this pack:
Pages 3-14 States of Matter Science Posters (12)
Pages 15-18 Vocabulary Cards
Pages 19-21 Brainstorming Bubble Maps
Pages 22-25 Matching Matter Sorting Activity
Pages 26-32 Matching Matter Large Teacher Cards
Page 33 Solid to Liquid Activity Printable
Page 34 Liquid to Solid Activity Printable
Page 35 Liquid to Gas Activity Printable
Pages 36-39 Freezing and Heating Experiments (heat, melting, and freezing)
Pages 40-43 Jell-O Experiment and Lab Report
Pages 44-47 Cornstarch and Water Experiment and Lab Report
Pages 48-49 Home Scavenger Hunt: Solids, Liquids, Gases
Pages 50-52 Fizzy Purple Cow Experiment with Lab Report
Page 53 Thank You Page and Credits

This unit was created for first-grade and second-grade students to be used with the help of their teacher. The activities could easily be extended and used for third and fourth graders or special intervention classes. This is sure to be a FUN and ENGAGING unit for your little states of matter scientists! 🙂 Please download the preview of this product to catch of glimpse of everything that is included.

**Want MORE Science Units?!** Check out my other science units:
Force and Motion Unit
Weather Unit for Kids!
Science Experiment Learning Lab {The Balloon Blow Up}!

Happy Learning!

Miss DeCarbo

Miss DeCarbo, Inc.
Copyright 2012
All Rights Reserved


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