States of Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases Study Guide Outline - Characteristics of Matter - King Virtue's Classroom Starting your unit on Matter? Help your students get off to a great start with this simple study guide outline. This is a great tool that can be used to inform your parents about what their children will be learning about the three states of matter (solid, liquid, and gas) and the characteristics of each phase.
states of matter- bag bomb! LIQUID - Pour 1/4 cup of warm water into a ziploc bag. Next, add 1/2 cup of vinegar to the water (food coloring optional). SOLID - In a tissue, dump 3 tsp. of baking soda. Fold the tissue up like a square.Zip it up, let go of the pouch, and watch the bag expand - GAS! Soon the bag will look like a giant bubble. Hold it up and look what's happening inside, an acid-base reaction, creating CO2!