Kahn, Sal. “States of Matter.”
. Accessed July 15, 2016. https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/states-of-matter-and-intermolecular-forces/states-of-matter/v/states-of-matter. This 20 minute tutorial video provides an introduction to the three states of matter.
NGSS Lead States.
Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States -
MS.Structure and Properties of Matter
. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2013. http://www.nextgenscience.org/topic-arrangement/msstructure-and-properties-matter. Provides an overview of performance expectations, science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, and crosscutting concepts.
Sarquis, Jerry, Hogue, Lynn, Sarquis, Mickey, and Linda Woodward.
Investigating Solids, Liquids, and Gases with Toys: States of Matter and Changes of State - Activities for Middle and High School Grades
. Middletown: Terrific Science Press, 1997. This book provides a variety of hands on investigations that allow students to explore matter and changes in state. Students can use inexpensive toys and household items to observe everyday scientific phenomenon.