Matter is all around us! Everything we see is made up of matter - including the book you are holding and even our bodies. Explore the different states of matter, its properties, how it changes, and much more in this fact-filled book! Third-grade students will enjoy learning about solids, liquids, gases, and plasma as well as physical and chemical changes through this high-interest informational text filled with vibrant photographs. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity is included at the end of the book, providing students with an opportunity to apply what they've learned in the text. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy and support STEM education.