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) INQ+POC-2. Given data about characteristic properties of matter (e.g., melting and boiling points, density, solubility) identify, compare, or classify different substances.
PS1 (7-8)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding of characteristic properties of matter by...
2b. Classifying and comparing substances using characteristic properties (e.g., solid, liquid, gas; metal, non-metal).