These worksheets look at matter and the states and forms that it can exist in.

Everything that you can see and touch is made up of matter. Even the stuff you can’t see or touch, like the oxygen you are breathing now, is made up of matter. Matter mostly exists in one of three forms: solid, liquid, or gas. Solids have their molecules tightly packed together and they hold their shape. The molecules in liquids are a little more spread out and they take the shape of whatever container they are in. Gases are very spread out and are constantly moving. Matter can change phase simply by changing the temperature or pressure in its environment.

The worksheets include the phases of matter (solid, liquid, gas), forms of substances, the action taken at each phase by the molecules involved.

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Print States of Matters Worksheets

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Element, Compound, or Mixture

Place an "X" in the appropriate box for each substance.

Crossword on States of Matter

Example question: Term for materials made of the same element or compounds.

Phase Change Examples

Draw what would happen to ice cubes if you left them out of the freezer for 3 hours.

Phase Examples

Everyday we come in contact with matter in all phases. List 10 examples of matter in the various phases.

Label My Phase: Elements Compounds

Label the phase of each element or compound at room temperature.

Label My Phase: Common Matter

Label the phase of each common matter at room temperature.

It's Just a Phase Their Going Through

Draw four molecules of Water going through all three phases.

Describe the Phases of Matter

Circle the state of matter describe. In many cases, there can be more than one correct answer.

Draw My Phase

Make visual drawings of all of the phases of matter.