Science made easy. In this fabulous resource, students examine materials in the world around them and become aware of a wide variety of similarities and differences in the properties of those materials — for example, the way they would look, feel, sound or change. Specifically, they investigate liquid and solid materials, learning that some materials exist in both the solid and liquid state. Major topics include: What Is Matter And Is Not, Molecules, The Three States of Matter, Solids and Liquids: Similarities and Differences, Changing From One State of Matter To Another, Interactions of Some Solids and Liquids, Solids That Float In Water, Solids That Absorb Liquids, and Applications To Daily Life. This Physical Science lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, lessons, activities, crossword, and word search to create a well-rounded lesson plan.