Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.PS1. Physical Science: All living and nonliving things are composed of matter having characteristic properties that distinguish one substance from another (independent of size or amount of substance).
PS1 (K-4) INQ-1. Collect and organize data about physical properties in order to classify objects or draw conclusions about objects and their characteristic properties (e.g., temperature, color, size, shape, weight, texture, flexibility).
PS1 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of characteristic properties of matter by...
1a. Identifying, comparing, and sorting objects by similar or different physical properties (e.g., size, shape, color, texture, smell, weight, temperature, flexibility).
PS1 (K-4) POC-2. Make a prediction about what might happen to the state of common materials when heated or cooled or categorize materials as solid, liquid, or gas.
PS1 (3-4)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding of states of matter by...
2a. Describing properties of solids, liquids, and gases.
2b. Identifying and comparing solids, liquids, and gases.