Materials - Solids, Liquids And Gases
Rock is a solid, water is a liquid and air is a gas.

Materials - Solids, Liquids And Gases

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Science for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with materials and solids, liquids and gases.

You have learned a lot about different materials. But materials are not just solid things. Liquids like water are also materials. Gases like air are also materials. You can divide up materials into solids, liquids and gases. But water can change from one to the other. Water freezes to make ice. Water boils to make steam. Let’s find out a little bit more about solids, liquids and gases.

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  1. Mira is pouring a fizzy drink out of a can. Which one of these is a liquid?
    The bubbles are bubbles of air
  2. Which one of these is a solid?
    Have you ever been in a rowing boat?
  3. The picture shows two hot-air balloons. Which one of these is a gas?
    Hot air rises. That’s how hot-air balloons float up into the sky
  4. When water gets very cold, it freezes. It turns into ice. Which one of these is a solid?
    Water freezes at 0oC (centigrade)
  5. When snow melts it turns into ____.
    Melting is when solids turn into liquids
  6. Grace's mum is blowing up a balloon. The balloon is:
    Why is it so hard to blow up a balloon?
  7. Hannah is stirring a drink with a spoon. The spoon is a _____.
    What do you like to drink?
  8. Emily is watering the plants in the garden. What is Emily pouring onto the plants?
    Emily is using a watering-can
  9. Some solids are not very hard. Butter is a soft material. Adam takes the butter out of the fridge and puts it into a warm room. What happens to the butter? The butter in the warm room is ______.
    Do you use butter or do you use a spread?
  10. When water boils it turns into steam. Which one of these is a gas?
    Be careful. Boiling water is very dangerous. Always leave kettles and pans to adults

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