A collection of engaging games that challenge students' knowledge and logic.
A series of cartoons about solids, liquids and gases, including teacher resources and a quiz. Sound can be turned off if you find it annoying. To find the cartoons, select buttons 2-12 from the main menu
A sequence of ten animated cartoons explaining the properties of solids, liquids and gases, along with changes of state and dissolving.
pages explaining changes of state. Clearly shows the difference between steam and water droplets.
An interactive game that could be played in pairs or small groups, or on an interactive whiteboard.
Revision word fill exercises on the particle model of solids, liquids and gases
Crossword covering the particle model of solids, liquids and gases. There is a larger harder version available.
An interactive activity looking at temperature / time graphs for melting and boiling. Temperatures have to be entered precisely.
3 simple exercises for solids, liquids and gases.
An introduction to the five states of matter. Interesting link to Bose-Einstein condensates. Some minor spelling errors (e.g. homogeneous and heterogeneous)
A helpful summary of evidence for the particle model of matter.
An information page on the properties and uses of solids, liquids and gases.
A page introducing solids, followed by ones on liquids and gases with quizes.
A page explaining how matter changes state.
An animated slideshow explaining the particle theory of matter.
An animated interactive page on solids, liquids and gases. Note the particles are too far apart in the solid and liquid.
Description and simple animation showing diffusion.
Revision summary with animations and interactive activities, covering expansion and contraction, pressure in gases and diffusion.
Gives an overview of the difference between a chemical and a physical change.