Lesson Plans and More Lesson Plans:
- The American Chemical Society (ACS) offers standards-aligned lesson plans and engaging hands-on activities that will enhance elementary students' understanding of states of matter. K-2 teachers may want to check out their ABC activity.
- For middle school teachers, the ACS provides excellent lesson plans on solids, liquids and gases and changes of state.
- Find lesson plans, labs, and demonstrations for elementary and middle school classrooms from the American Association of Chemistry Teachers.
- Students often have misperceptions about states and changes of matter. Find out how to help develop more accurate understanding in your students.
PBS Learning Media has a wealth of lesson plans, videos and interactives on States of Matter for all grade levels.
States of Matter interactive from NOVA.
States of matter basic science and easy to understand text to show on your interactive whiteboard. Lots of additional information on related topics too.
The Three States of Matter PowerPoint — Excellent tool for teaching about properties and the basics of matter.