Rhode Island 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 (5-8) SAE+MAS-4. Represent or explain the relationship between or among energy, molecular motion, temperature, and states of matter.
PS1 (5-6)-4. Students demonstrate an understanding of states of matter by...
4a. Differentiating among the characteristics of solids, liquids, and gases.
4b. Predicting the effects of heating and cooling on the physical state, volume and mass of a substance.