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States of Matter

States of Matter

Author: Morgan Ostrander

Students will be able to differentiate between a solid, liquid, and gas and provide an example of each.

2-PS1-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

Different kinds of matter exist and many of them can be either solid or liquid, depending on temperature. Matter can be described and classified by its observable properties. (2-PS1-1)

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