Lesson 10 – Liquids and Solids Every Day

Liquids and Solids Every Day


Read the vocabulary terms to understand the reading better.


Liquids are anything that can be poured and take the shape of the container it’s in.


Medicine is a liquid or solid you take to prevent, cure, or relieve a disease or illness.


Something is poisonous when it causes harm when it enters the body or touches the skin.


A solid is an object that takes up space and keeps its own shape.

Liquids and Solids Every Day

You pour a glass of water. You bite into a juicy apple. You drink and eat many liquids and solids every day.

You use liquids and solids in many other ways. If you have a bad cold, you might swallow liquid or solid medicine. It is important to take medicine carefully. Ask an adult to read the package. Never take someone else’s medicine.

Cleanup Time

Water is a great help when cleaning up a mess. Sometimes you also need a bar of soap. A sponge is a solid that can help clean up. Liquids and solids can help you clean many things.

Some cleaning liquids and solids are poisonous. They should be stored carefully and put where young children cannot reach them.

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