Lesson Plan

A Solid Investigation

In this lesson, your students will explore the properties of solids and learn to describe them in various ways.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to investigate, describe, and record information about solids.


(10 minutes)
Solids Investigation
  • Explain to the students that they will learn about solids today.
  • Tell the students that there are three states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases. Tell them that their focus today will be on solids.
  • Show Matter Chatter to the students.
  • While the song is playing, write the world "solid" on chart paper or the board to make a word web.
  • After the song, ask students to give examples and characteristics of solids.
  • Write down the words and phrases the students say on the word web.