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National Standards for Grades 5-9


Includes ten experiments exploring the characteristics of matter: Properties of Matter, States of Matter, Physical Properties of Solids, Physical Properties of Liquids, Melting Point, Boiling Point, Solubility of Solids, Density, Chemical Properties, and Identification of Unknown Solutions. Features reproducible student labs, reproducible assessment materials for each lab, vocabulary, and complete answer keys. Allow three hours of lab time for experimentation. Designed for 24 students working in groups of four. Required, not included: balance, ice, (24) small test tubes, test tube racks, 10 ml graduated cylinders, (6) beakers or clear cups, and chemical splash goggles.

Characteristics of Matter

SKU: 1-114
    • Instructor's Manual
    • Ammonium Hydroxide
    • Calcium Chloride Solution
    • Washing Soda Solution
    • Vinegar
    • Baking Soda Solution
    • Unknown Solutions A
    • Unknown Solution B
    • Salt
    • Sugar
    • Chalk (Calcium Carbonate)
    • Sand
    • Thermometers
    • Red Litmus Paper
    • Blue Litmus Paper
    • Depression Plates
    • Dropper Bottles
    • Wooden Stirrers
    • Plastic Pipets
  • Sh. wt. 4lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”

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