Gases Science Unit for Special Education | States of Matter


Total Pages 60 pages plus 12 google slides
Answer Key Included
Teaching Duration 1 Week


States of Matter: Gases unit contains over 50 pages plus 12 pages of material specifically designed for students with special learning needs, especially autism.


This unit addresses the characteristics of gases in a simplified but rigorous way for students with diverse learning needs to make meaningful and authentic connections to the material.


There are many opportunities for students to engage in repeated information on this state of matter, gases. This repetition encourages a true understanding of gases.


Finally, many of the gas activities and assessments include more than one version, suggestions for differentiation, and options for presentation.


The digital activities were created using google slides and can be used with google classroom.


Each digital activity comes in 2 versions. The original plus one with color-coding to add more visual support for students who need more support. There is also a link to a movie version of both books included in the unit that students can watch online.


There are directions on how to access the digital activities and movie in a pdf included in this unit. There are also suggestions on the easiest way to assign the appropriate activities to each student.



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Gases Unit Includes:


⭐ This unit comes in 2 complete files. One is in color and one is in black and white.


In the zipped folder you will find:

  • 7 days of lesson plans
  • Gases activities in color
  • Gases activities in black and white
  • Voice-recorded PowerPoint show
  • Gases book (PowerPoint) to use with activities
  • Links and directions to digital activities


Gases Activities:

  • Circle map reviewing properties and examples of gases
  • Sorting activity of solids, liquids, and gases
  • 5 Coloring sheets of examples of gases
  • Cut and paste activity reviewing properties of gases
  • Quiz on gases (2 versions)