Science:  Matter Worksheets

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.
4th through 7th Grades
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Tell whether each item is a solid, liquid, or gas.
3rd through 6th Grades
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Sort the pictures into three categories - solid, liquid, and gas.  Cut, sort, and glue.
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Learn about ice, liquid water, water vapor, evaporation, condensation, boiling, and freezing.
3rd through 6th Grades
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Make a 4-page matter booklet; Includes take-home instructions and a grading rubric for teachers.
3rd through 7th Grades
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Complete this fun crossword puzzle on the states of matter.
4th through 7th Grades
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Four simple matter demonstrations you can perform to help your students learn about matter.
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List the solids, liquids, and gases that can be seen in each picture.
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Students make a foldable fortune teller (cootie catcher) game. When they play, they answer questions about solids, gases, and liquids.
3rd through 5th Grades
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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?
4th through 6th Grades
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Another basic article about the three states of matter, with a set of comprehension questions.
4th through 7th Grades
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Illustration of the molecules in a solid, liquid, and gas.
3rd through 6th Grades
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A creative song to teach students about solids, liquids, and gases  (tune: "The Wheels on the Bus")
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Learn about the properties of a liquid, a gas, and a solid with this catchy song!  (tune: "Bingo")
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