This page contains a collection of printable materials for teaching students about states of matter (solid, liquid, gas). Includes a cut-and sort activity, higher-level thinking questions, and more.
Article on the properties of matter and the differences between solids, liquids, and gases. Includes fill-in-the-blanks question worksheet.What's the Matter? Free
Tell whether each item is a solid, liquid, or gas.Matter - Cut, Sort, Glue Member
Sort the pictures into three categories - solid, liquid, and gas. Cut, sort, and glue.Changing Water Member
Learn about ice, liquid water, water vapor, evaporation, condensation, boiling, and freezing.States of Matter Project Member
Make a 4-page matter booklet; Includes take-home instructions and a grading rubric for teachers.Matter Crossword Member
Complete this fun crossword puzzle on the states of matter.Matter Demonstrations Member
Four simple matter demonstrations you can perform to help your students learn about matter.Matter Pictures Member
List the solids, liquids, and gases that can be seen in each picture.
Get students thinking about matter. If sand can be poured, why isn't it a liquid? Can we feel water vapor in the air? How can you observe gases without seeing them?Basic States of Matter Article Member
Another basic article about the three states of matter, with a set of comprehension questions.Matter Atoms Picture Member
Illustration of the molecules in a solid, liquid, and gas.States of Matter Song Member
A creative song to teach students about solids, liquids, and gases (tune: "The Wheels on the Bus")Another Matter Song Member
Learn about the properties of a liquid, a gas, and a solid with this catchy song! (tune: "Bingo")
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