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Matter and Its Interactions Vocabulary
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Request For Proposal
A document issued by a business or an organization to request vendor bids for products, solutions and services.
Measure of the amount of matter in an object. Does not change no matter what planet you are on.
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Measure of the amount or space matter takes up
Measure of the pull of gravity on an object. Changes depending which planet you are on.
Characteristics used to describe an object
The smallest particle into which an element can be divided and still have the properties of the element.
a pure substance that consists entirely of one type of atom.
the smallest particle of a substance that still has the properties of that substance.
A characteristic of a substance that describes its ability to change into another substance.
The characteristic sent of a substance
A characteristic of a substance that can be observed without changing the substance into another substance
a sample of matter with both definite and constant composition with distinct chemical properties
Measure of how much mass is in a given space
The ability or likelihood of something to dissolve
A mixture that stays the same all the way through. One substance is dissolved in another substance.
substance being dissolved
substance that dissolves the solute
The ability or likelihood of something to catch fire.
A state of matter which has high energy. The molecules are loosely packed, there is no shape, and no volume.
A state of matter which has medium energy. The molecules are medium packed, there is no shape, and but there is volume.
A state of matter which has low energy. The molecules are tightly packed, there is both shape and volume.
The change from liquid to solid. During this change, heat energy is lost.
The average kinetic energy of the particles of matter.
An instrument for measuring temperature, often a sealed glass tube that contains a column of liquid that expands and contracts when the temperature changes.
Energy possessed by an object or system due to the movement of particles within the object or the system
Thermal energy that is transferred from matter at a higher temperature to matter at a lower temperature.
The exchange of energy between two systems.
The transfer of heat from one particle of matter to another.
The transfer of heat by the movement of currents within a fluid, such as liquids and gases.
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves, such as light waves.
The process that occurs when vaporization takes place inside a liquid as well as on the surface.
The change of state from a gas to a liquid.
The change of state from a solid to a liquid.
Two or more substances that mingle but don't combine.
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