States of Matter
The senior groups are learning about States of Matter
- What is matter?
- What are the 3 main groups of matter?
- What are the properties of solids, liquids, gases?
- How can solids, liquids and gases change their state?
solids, liquids, gases
Matter is anything that takes up space and has weight.
Everything in the whole world is matter.
Matter is made up of tiny particles called atoms.
Matter can be grouped into 3 main groups – solids, liquids, gases
Solids – don’t change shape on their own
Liquids – can flow, can be poured
Gases – most are invisible, can spread out and float to fill a space
How to help
Talk about the topic –
use your first language then English when comfortable
Go to the library and find books on the topic
Say more – say with detail