facebook Read About Solids, Liquids and Gases | Matter for Kids in Grades K-2
1%
Processing, please wait...
It was processed successfully!
Reading Material

Read About Solids, Liquids and Gases

Download as PDF   Go Back to Lesson
scientist and kids explore solids liquids and gases
SOLIDS, LIQUIDS AND GASES DEFINITION

The three main forms of matter are called solid, liquids and gases. Matter is anything that takes up space and has weight. A solid keeps it shape, a liquid takes the shape of its container and a gas fills its container.

To better understand solids, liquids and gases…

SOLIDS, LIQUIDS AND GASES DEFINITION. The three main forms of matter are called solid, liquids and gases. Matter is anything that takes up space and has weight. A solid keeps it shape, a liquid takes the shape of its container and a gas fills its container. To better understand solids, liquids and gases…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Everything around us is made of matter.

scientist explains the three main forms of matter

Matter is anything that has weight and takes up space, like you and me. Cars, trees, the food we eat and the air we breathe are all made of matter. Things that are not matter include songs, feelings and dreams.

Everything around us is made of matter. Matter is anything that has weight and takes up space, like you and me. Cars, trees, the food we eat and the air we breathe are all made of matter. Things that are not matter include songs, feelings and dreams.
scientist explains the three main forms of matter

Matter can be solid, liquid or gas.

boy reviews the 3 main phases of matter

These three main forms of matter all have weight and take up space. A desk, pencil, computer and toy truck are solid. Water and milk are liquids. The air around us is a gas.

Matter can be solid, liquid or gas. These three main forms of matter all have weight and take up space. A desk, pencil, computer and toy truck are solid. Water and milk are liquids. The air around us is a gas.
boy reviews the 3 main phases of matter

What is a solid?

boy explains that a carrot is a solid because it keeps its shape

A solid keeps its shape, like a bowling ball or a carrot. Even if you drop a bowling ball, it still keeps its shape. Ice is made of water in solid form. Many things that are solid can become liquid if they are heated.