First Grade Lesson Plan: Solids, Liquids & Gases

1st Grade Science Content Standards: Physical Sciences

1. Materials come in different forms (states), including solids, liquids, and gases.

A. Students know solids, liquids, and gases have different properties.

B. Students know the properties of substances can change when the substances are mixed, cooled, or heated.

Learn about the three common states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas.  This activity will explore a non-Newtoinan fluid that acts like a liquid and a solid.  It can be used to show he students how a substance can move from a more liquid state to a more solid state and vice versa during this exploration of changes in physical properties.

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