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Basic Science Vocabulary
(physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative)
one of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons
(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements
(physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
(chemistry, physics) capable of mixing
the force applied to a unit area of surface
resistance of a liquid to sheer forces (and hence to flow)
the process of becoming a vapor
the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
(chemistry) a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid
an electrical force linking atoms
the arrangement of atoms in a substance