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Solids, Liquids, and Gases Resources


Nova States of Matter Thingamajig

This PBS Nova site has a nice interactive tool to virtually convert water, carbon dioxide, or hydrogen into their different states of matter. Because you never know when you'll want to turn a pencil into a diamond.

NASA States of Matter

Those guys and gals at NASA sure know what they're doing. On this website all things states of matter are explained. You're welcome.

Chem Professor Gas Laws

Still worried about breaking some all mighty gas laws? Don't fret. The Chem Professor has you covered.

NASA Animated Gas Lab

Haven't you ever wondered what goes on in an animated gas lab? It's not as stinky as you think. Once again, the peeps at NASA have done a great job breaking down some really tricky concepts.

PhET Simulation Lab

Here is another great simulation website. These simulations really help everyone understand how and why things in the world of chemistry work.

Colligative Properties for All

This website has a nice review of all the colligative properties complete with helpful animations. Chemistry is always better when there are cartoons.


Basic States of Matter Lesson Video

As the name suggests, this video provides a clear and simple introduction to the different states of matter.

Chemistry with Mr. Causey

Here is another introductory video covering the phases of matter. Clear, concise, and full of color—just the way we like it.

States of Matter Sing-a-Long

Yet another awesome review, except this time the whole lesson is set to catchy music.

Condensed Phases of Matter

This video is a lengthy lesson on the condensed phases of matter. It's totally worth the time. There are lots of visual demonstrations to go along with some of the more difficult concepts. This guy knows his stuff.

Adventures in Gas Laws

Join Marty the Marshmallow Man on his quest help everyone master all gas law concepts. No relation to the Stay Puffed Marshmallow Man.

Gas Law Lessons

Need another review on all the crazy gas laws? This video provides a more serious review that can help everyone ace that next test.

Colligative Properties Video Review

This is a nice comprehensive review about the colligative properties of solution. Part two can be found here.

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