Matter Science Theater

by  Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

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Matter is everywhere and makes up everything. This theater-style demonstration captivates students as they explore the different states of matter and experience transformations right before their eyes.

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About This Program


By Request: $100.00


30 minutes

Target Audience

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

Minimum participants:


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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) at least 2 weeks in advance.

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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.
-Please contact us if a program needs to be rescheduled due to inclement weather.

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 the concept of matter and its 3 states.
2. Participants will watch several demonstrations illustrating the properties of matter.
3. 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 changes vs. chemical changes
3. understand 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