Matter is anything that takes up space and has mass Matter is made of particles that are too small to see Matter can exist in three states: solid, liquid and gas
What is Matter?
mass: The amount of matter in an object particles: Tiny tiny pieces that make up matter states of matter: Solid, liquid or gas
Matter can also exist as a plasma state, which is a gas made of electrically charged particles The air you breathe is made up of matter even though you can’t see it! A teaspoon of neutron star matter weighs over 10 million tons!
Work together in pairs: What is one new thing you learned about matter today?
Work together in pairs: What is something you learned about matter today that surprised you?
Brain break: Draw a picture of a unicorn driving a car!
What is matter made of?
Which of the following is NOT a state of matter?
What are the three states of matter?
- Solid, Liquid, Gas
- Plasma, Liquid, Solid
- Gas, Plasma, Solid
- Liquid, Solid, Plasma
If matter takes up space and has mass, what is it?
- A solid
- A liquid
- A gas
- An object
Which of the following is not a property of matter?