Our science topic this halfterm will be states of matter. The children will:

Compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases.


Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C).


Identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature.



Useful Vocabulary

solid       liquid       gas       state       melting      

boiling       evaporation       condensation     water cycle    

 temperature       thermometer       degrees Celsius (oC)


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Netherthorpe Primary school

Netherthorpe Street
Sheffield, S3 7JA

Main Contact: Elizabeth Gray - Head Teacher

Tel: 0114 272 6834