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The study of matter is a crucial aspect of elementary school science. Within the study of matter, students study elementary school chemistry, elementary school earth science, and even middle school physics. Since all material on earth consists of matter, students studying the elementary school science curriculum need a tool that synthesizes the broad array of elementary school matter lesson plans.

Students are often required to complete middle school science projects, middle school science experiments, and study for middle school science tests. Yet, these students need a learning tool that connects their middle school science courses to real life experiences. The middle school science and elementary school matter word lists below are the solution.

Students can have a great time learning elementary school science definitions, reviewing correct pronunciation of elementary science words, and playing elementary school science games. Using online science games to make real-life connections to the middle school science curriculum gives students the advantage they need to succeed and helps them see just how much science matters!

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Matter Vocabulary
Words at a Glance

Kindergarten Matter

The Changes in Matter: alter, boil, evaporate, condense, freeze, melt, separate, combine, change, condensation, evaporation, phase, physical change, vibrate, dissolve, matter

The Properties of Matter: appearance, atom, color, dull, light, made up of, physical property, shiny, smooth, weight, takes up space, solid, shine, mixture, mass, liquid, hot, definite, cold, characteristics, composition, luster, matter, mix, property, rough, sink, size, texture, volume

1st Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: alter, boil, evaporate, condense, freeze, melt, separate, combine, change, condensation, evaporation, phase, physical change, vibrate, dissolve, matter

The Characteristics of Matter: dull, light, rough, shine, smooth, texture, characteristics, shape, luster, appearance, describe, alter, combination, property, shiny, color, float, sink, cold, surface, vibrate, warm

The States of Matter: atom, composition, mass, matter, volume, weight, phases of matter, material, states of matter, liquid, mixture, physical property, solid, water vapor, container, definite, substance, takes up space, phase, separate, water

2nd Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: boil, chemical change, condense, cool, evaporate, irreversible change, mix, phase changes, physical change, water vapor, phase, freeze, heat, melt, mixture, reversible change, irreversible change, rust, contract, condensation, change of state

The Properties of Matter: matter, nonmetal, phase, rubber, size, solution, substance, volume, wood, trait, atoms, chemical properties, light, mass, metal, molecules, physical property, solar energy, states of matter, texture, steam, solid, similarities, plastic, phases of matter, nonmagnetic, material, liquid, float, characteristics

3rd Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: boil, change of state, chemical change, condensation, cooling, evaporation, heating, melt, phase changes, physical change

The Properties of Matter: air, atom, conservation of matter, liquid, mass, mixture, phases of matter, solid, volume, water vapor, chemical property, states of matter, weigh, molecules, matter, particles, physical property, element, gas, magnetic

4th Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: change of state, chemical change, evaporation, sublimation, combustion, physical change, solution, condensation, freeze, melt

The Properties of Matter: atom, attraction, conductor, gas, insulator, mass, metal, model, solution, weight, acid, base, conservation of mass, element, liquid, matter, mixture, oxygen, volume

5th Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: change of state, chemical change, condensation, cooling, deposition, dissipate, evaporation, fog, steam, physical change, phase changes, boiling, sublimation, freezing, gas, liquid, solid, melting, water vapor

Chemical Properties of Matter: atom, compound, electron, element, neutron, periodic table, reactivity, chemical properties, metals, nonmetals, combustibility, proton, solubility, molecules, particles, solute, solution, solvent, chemical bonds, conservation of matter

Physical Properties of Matter: density, gas, liquid, physical property, solid, states of matter, mixture, weigh, malleable, characteristics, volume, conductivity, conductors, dissolve, insulators, luster, mass, attributes, matter, phases of matter, boiling point, ductile, melting point, temperature

6th Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: boiling point, chemical change, chemical property, chemical reaction, compound, element, mass, melting point, physical change, sublimation

The Properties of Matter: atom, chemical property, conductivity, electron, mass, molecule, nucleus, proton, temperature, physical property, boiling point, compound, density, element, melting point, neutron,combustibility, malleable, substance, weight

7th Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: catalyst, chemical equation, chemical reaction, concentration, entropy, fusion, mixture, precipitate, reactant, product, pH, indicator, chemical formula, molecule, acid, desalination, base, chemical bond, combustion, matter, compound, covalent bond, element, fluid, half-life, inhibitor, isotope, plasma, salinity, ionic bond

The Properties of Matter: atomic number, chemical bond, conductor, entropy, gravity, inhibitor, isotope, periodic, precipitate, reactant, atomic mass, chemical equation, compound, conservation of mass, fluid, half-life, insulator, mass number, product, relative age, atomic mass unit, catalyst, chemical formula, concentration, covalent bond, element, ionic bond, meniscus, proton, salinity

8th Grade Matter

The Changes in Matter: bond energy, chemical bond, chemical equation, chemical reaction, compound, endothermic reaction, ionic bond, metallic bond, precipitate, reactant, catalyst, chemical change,chemical formula, coefficient, covalent bond, exothermic reaction, polar covalent bond, product, reactive, physical change

The Properties of Matter: acid, atomic mass number, bond energy, chemical formula, covalent bond, electron, ionic bond, metallic bond, neutron, particle motion, proton, atom, specific heat, element, period, metalloid, catalyst, polar covalent bond, isotope, density, atomic number, nonmetal, coefficient, atomic mass, base, chemical bond, conservation of mass, diffusion, ion, luster, neutral, nucleus, periodic table, radio waves, subscript

For a complete online Science curriculum in First Grade Science, Second Grade Science, Third Grade Science, Fourth Grade Science, Fifth Grade Science, Sixth Grade Science, or Seventh Grade Science visit Time4Learning.com.

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