What are the differences between solids, liquids and gases?

In this lesson, we will be learning about the differences between solids, liquids and gases. We will look at examples of each, before moving on to learning about how the particles are arranged in solids, liquids and gases. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

What are the differences between solids, liquids and gases?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Solids fill the shape of the container that they are in. True or false?

1/4

Q2.Gases do not flow. True or false?

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Q3.Liquids are difficult to hold. True or false?

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Q4.Tick the example of a liquid from the options below.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What are the differences between solids, liquids and gases?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Solids fill the shape of the container that they are in. True or false?

1/4

Q2.Gases do not flow. True or false?

2/4

Q3.Liquids are difficult to hold. True or false?

3/4

Q4.Tick the example of a liquid from the options below.

4/4

Lesson summary: What are the differences between solids, liquids and gases?

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