Solids, Liquids and Gases<br />By Kathleen Amy<br />
Solids<br />One of the major states of matter<br />A solid does not take the shape of its container<br />Atoms in a solid are tightly bound together<br />
Liquids<br />Second major state of matter<br />Liquids can flow<br />Liquids take the shape of their container<br />Atoms in a liquid are loosely bound.<br />
Gases<br />Third major state of matter<br />Gases have no shape or size of their own<br />Gases are all around us.<br />Gas particles can move past each other.<br />
Changing of Matter<br />All matter can change from one state to another.<br />In order for matter to change form, it may require very low temperatures, very high temperatures, or high pressure.<br />
How to Change Water to a Solid, Liquid, and Gas<br />Water can be changed to a solid when it reaches its freezing point<br />Water can be changed to a liquid when it reaches its melting point<br />Water can be changed to a gas when it reaches its boiling point.<br />
Resources<br />Solid, Liquid, and Gas Game<br />
Content Standards<br />First Grade Physical Science<br />Materials come in different forms including solids, liquids, and gases.<br />A. Students know solids, liquids, and gases have different properties.<br />B. Students know the properties of a substance can change when the substance is heated, cooled, or mixed.<br />
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