Solids, Liquids, and Gases
A School Assembly Program
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
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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