New Mexico Standards
NM.II. Content of Science: Physical Science: Understand the structure and properties of matter, the characteristics of energy, and the interactions between matter and energy.
II-A. Know the forms and properties of matter and how matter interacts.
II-A.1a. Describe properties (e.g., relative volume, ability to flow) of the three states of matter.
II-A.5a. Describe the relative location and motion of the particles (atoms and molecules) in each state of matter.
II-A.6a. Explain the relationship between temperature and the motion of particles in each state of matter.