Changing States of Matter - Physical Properties of Matter 3rd Grade NGSS Science

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Learning Objective

Students will learn about the states of matter, solids, liquids, gases, evaporation, melting, freezing, heating, changing properties, and do experiments with this 3rd grade NGSS unit.


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This 3rd Grade NGSS Science Matter Unit Includes:

  • Two Differentiated Interactive Flip Books
  • Draw, Write, and Color Matter Flip Book (10 pages 1/2 page Booklets)
  • Draw and Color Matter Flip Book (4 pages 1/2 page Booklet
  • 20 Illustrated Sorting Matter Cards by Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  • What is Matter Poster (8.5 x 11)
  • Properties of Matter Poster (8.5 x 11)
  • Solids, Liquids, and Gases Poster (8.5 x 11)
  • Physical Changes in Matter Poster (8.5 x 11)
  • Chemical Changes in Matter Poster (8.5 x 11)
  • Cut and Paste Solids/Liquids/Gases Worksheet for Student Booklets
  • 14 Illustrated Matter Vocabulary Word Cards
  • 20 Multiple Choice Matter Task Cards
  • Student Answer Sheet
  • Answer Keys
  • I See Matter Activity Sheet
  • Complete Set up and Directions for Each Activity
  • Tips on How to Integrate Math and ELA into this unit

Matter Vocabulary Word Cards are:

  • mixture
  • evaporation
  • solution
  • dissolve
  • molecules
  • boiling
  • freezing
  • melt
  • condense
  • mass
  • conductors
  • insulators
  • sieve
  • filtration


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot. Examples of reversible changes could include materials such as water and butter at different temperatures. Examples of irreversible changes could include cooking an egg, freezing a plant leaf, and heating paper.
Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties. Observations could include color, texture, hardness, and flexibility. Patterns could include the similar properties that different materials share.


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