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704.372.6261 x300

Observe and discover the properties of solids, liquids, and gases. Conduct exciting experiments involving mixing and changing matter.



Major Concepts to Be Explored:

  • The defining characteristics of matter
  • The different states/phases of matter and their properties
  • Identify and describe the most common states/phases of matter
  • Use the scientific method to explore matter during experiments


Essential Standards: 

K.P.2, 2.P.2


Goals of the Class:

  • To provide a hands-on opportunity to build an understanding of the concepts of matter
  • To introduce the properties of matter and its states/phases


Methods and Activities:

  • Participants will work together and with the Discovery Place Educator to explore the different states/phases of matter through experiments and guided demonstrations


Key Vocabulary:

Matter, solid, liquid, gas, properties, molecules

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704.372.6261 x300
  • Grades 1 - 2
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • $14.50 per student
  • Minimum 15 students