Ohio Learning Standards
PHYSICAL SCIENCE (PS)
Topic: Matter and Forms of Energy - This topic focuses on the relationship between matter and energy. Matter has specific properties and is found in all substances on Earth. Heat is a familiar form of energy that can change the states of matter.
3.PS.1: All objects and substances in the natural world are composed of matter.
Matter takes up space and has mass.
3.PS.2: Matter exists in different states, each of which has different properties.
The most recognizable states of matter are solids, liquids and gases.
Shape and compressibility are properties that can distinguish between the states of matter.