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Matter Unit: Solids, Liquids and Gases {Experiments, Lessons, and Printables}

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Matter, Matter, Everywhere! Hands-on and exciting Solids, liquids, and gases unit aligned with CCSS! My kids loved this unit, with all the hand-on activities, they will never forget about matter! Download the preview to see all the contents! This unit pack includes:

1. Solids, Liquids and gases student folder cover
2. Introduction Activity: Mystery Box
3. Solids, Liquids and gases Mini-lesson and sort
4. KWL-Charts (3) Solids, Liquids, Gases
5. Classroom Posters (4) Solids, Liquids, Gases, and Properties
6. Properties Activity
7. Changing States of Matter Oreo Lesson Plan
8. Changing states of Matter Observation Sheet
9. Changing States of Matter writing Activity
10. Oobleck Lesson Plan
11. Oobleck Prediction sheet
12. Oobleck Observation Sheet
13. Oobleck Recording Sheet
14. Alka-Seltzer Experiment directions
15. Alka-Seltzer Prediction Sheet
16. Alka-Seltzer Observation Sheet
17. End of Unit Assessment

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State of Matter lesson plans, Matter Unit, Solids, Liquids and Gases lesson plan, Common Core Writing standards, Oobleck lesson plan, Matter assessment, Alka Seltzer Experiment

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On  November 7, 2012,  Stephanie D. asked:
Hi Katie,

I am interesed in purchasing your states of matter unit in my 1st grade class. In the descriptions, you write that its good for 2nd and above. Do you think it can be adapted to my little ones? Also, I see there are a few experiments included. Can you tell me what the oreo one is all about?

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On  November 7, 2012Creative Classroom Lessons answered:
Yes, I think it would definently work for first, I should actually change the description. If you read the comments on the unit, there were three people that said their first graders enjoyed it, there was even a comment that the sort was great for kinder! There are a lot of visuals in this unit (since I use it with ELL students) so I think it would be great for first. I think I originally put it down as second and above becuase of the students I specifically work with. I teach in a low income school city school and teach only ELL students. The oreo one is pretty basic, you basically talk about how chocolate can change from the three different states of matter (you start with a block of chocolate, melt it, and dip the oreos in it, freeze them and watch it turn to a solid again) Then you practice writing the steps using first, next, last... You could easily adapt it by providing a word bank with words like evaporate, steam, etc..
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Matter Unit: Solids, Liquids and Gases {Experiments, Lesso
Matter Unit: Solids, Liquids and Gases {Experiments, Lesso
Matter Unit: Solids, Liquids and Gases {Experiments, Lesso
Matter Unit: Solids, Liquids and Gases {Experiments, Lesso