Solids, Liquids, and Gases
A School Assembly Program

Grades 3—6

Written by Jacqueline Barber

GEMS Assembly Presenter's Guides provide sample scripts and instructions for assembly programs that can educate and entertain several hundred students at a time, with a high degree of interactive audience participation.

In this unit, the properties of solids, liquids, and gases inspire and illuminate exciting physical science experiments onstage: interactive investigations into the quirks of phase change and the idea that all matter is made up of moving atoms. The experiments are dazzling illustrations of the properties of matter, and students delight in the interactive, before-your-eyes presentation.

This guide includes a complete suggested script for assembly presentation, a materials list and related resource information, and excellent literature connections to expand the topic.

This guide does NOT contain step-by-step instructions for classroom presentation, although creative teachers have sometimes adapted it for classroom use.

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