States of matter basic science and easy to understand text to show on your interactive whiteboard. Lots of additional information on related topics too.
The Three States of Matter PowerPoint — Excellent tool for teaching about properties and the basics of matter.
Molecules, Compounds and Mixtures
Make Ooze with these instructions, then use this lesson plan to make it more meaningful.
Here is a great refresher on molecules, compounds and mixtures to update your own knowledge or to share with your class.
You might want to try this one from McDanial College on your interactive whiteboard — lots of great information, fun sound effects, and interaction too.
Here is another source for teaching states of matter using your interactive whiteboard as your text. Great reading information and well organized in chapters.
Atoms, Elements, and Compounds
Here is a good overview on atoms, the building blocks of matter.
If you have access to HyperStudio — this lesson might interest you. It is more like a unit on states of matter — lots to use with your upper grade students.
For K-2 teachers, the Ruff Ruffman Show from PBS is a great resource for teaching about states of matter. The collection includes complete teaching guides, five engaging videos, and hands-on activities. Available in Spanish.