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Fun demonstrations and hands-on activities will captivate students as they explore solids, liquids, and gases, and the differences between physical and chemical changes.

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About This Program


By Request: $175.00

Program cost includes price of shipping materials.


45-60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:


Primary Disciplines

Sciences, STEM

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Booking Information

Program times are offered between 8:00 am EST and 5:00 pm EST. Please contact if you wish for an earlier or later start time. Please request program(s) four weeks in advance to ensure shipment of materials. If shipping outside the continental US, please allow eight weeks.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

-Cancellations must be received no less than 48 hours before your program date.
-Cancellations received less than 48 hours will result in a charge for the full payment of the program.
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About This Provider

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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Dayton, Ohio
United States

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery provides interactive science and cultural learning experiences which enrich the lives of children and adults, enhance the quality of life in our community, and promote a broad understanding of the world.

The Boonshoft Museum houses an AZA accredited zoo, a family science center, over one million items in natural history and geology collections, and a planetarium.

Chelsea Holmes

Program Details


1. Presenter will introduce 3 common states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases.
2. Presenter will demonstrate an example of a chemical change.
3. Participants will use their materials and follow along with 2 hands-on science activities.
4. Time is allowed for questions and answers.


The students will be able to:
1. identify the three states of matter (solids, liquids, and gases)
2. explain physical vs. chemical changes
3. complete 2 chemical reactions

Standards Alignment

State Standards

All of our lesson plans are written in accordance with Ohio State Academic Standards.
K.PS.1, 1.PS.1, 3.PS.1, 3.PS.2, 4.PS.1, 4.PS.2, 6.PS.1, 6.PS.2