Bayrock, Fiona. States of Matter: A Question and Answer Book. Mancato, Minnesota: Capstone Press, 2006. This book has excellent questions on states of matter, weather, and other interesting aspects of matter. It has great illustrations, index, glossary, etc. It is appropriate for students reading at high-second grade/ early third grade level .
BBC. "Bitesize" http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/materials.shtml
This website provides fun and interactive activities for students on matter, changing states, and a variety of related topics. Quizzes and informative answers are included.
Bodach, Vijaya Khisty. States of Matter. Logan, Iowa: Perfection Learning Corporation, 2006. This has excellent details and examples to help students understand. It also contains a glossary, index, charts and illustrations. It is appropriate for shared reading or independent reading for students reading at high-third or fourth grade level.
Curry, Don L. What Is Matter? Danbury,Connecticut: Children's Press, a division of Scholastic, 2004. This explains states of matter at a first grade level.
Garrett, Ginger. Solids, Liquids and Gases. Danbury,Connecticut: Children's Press, a division of Scholastic, 2004. This explains states of matter at a first grade level.
Gibson, Gary. Science for Fun: Making Things Change. Brookfield, Connecticut: Copper Beech Books, 1995.This has fun experiments for changing states and other changes.
Heddle, Rebecca. Science in the Kitchen. London, England: Usborne Publishing Ltd, 1992. This has fun kitchen experiments and activities for home or school.
Mason, Adrienne. Change It!:Solids, Liquids, Gases, and You . Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press, 2006. This has explanations and experiments. It is written for high-first grade level or early second grade level readers. It includes additional information for teachers.
Mason, Adrienne. Touch it! Materials, Matter, and You. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press, 2005. This has explanations and experiments to explore matter and would also be useful for introducing observations and describing. It is written for high-first grade level or early second grade level readers. It includes additional information for teachers.
Nye, Bill. Bill Nye the Science Guy's Big Blast of Science. Cambridge, Massachusettes: Perseus Books, 1993. This has detailed, fun to read information on the scientific method and many science concepts, including matter. It is intended for fifth or sixth grade level.
Ontario Science Centre. Starting With Science: Solids, Liquids, and Gases. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press, 1995. This contains experiments and explanations, index, glossary, and a kid friendly explanation of why the "magic mud" or "oobleck" acts as it does.
Purdue University, "Gases, Liquids, and Solids," http://www.chem.purdue.edu/gchelp/liquids/character.html This web page has a great visual representation of the molecular movement of the 3 states of matter.
Ross, Michael Elsohn. What's the Matter in Mr. Whiskers' Room? Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2004.This is a fiction book in which the characters learn scientific principles and conduct experiments on matter. It is for second grade reading level.
Tocci, Salvatore. Experiments with Solids, Liquids, and Gases. Children's Press, a division of Scholastic, 2001. This contains narrative explanations of states of matter and experiments, written for second grade level.
Zoehfeld, Kathleen. What is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases. HarperCollins Pub. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1998. Narrative about liquids and solids for high first grade or early second grade level.