Matter and Energy Foundation

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matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
element
a substance made up of only 1 kind of atom
substance
is matter with composition that is always the same
atom
the smallest particle of matter; the foundation of matter
molecule
2 or more elements held together by a chemical bond that act as 1
compound
a substance containing 2 or more atoms of different elements chemically bonded together
Mixture
matter that can vary in composition
heterogeneous mixture
a mixture which substances that are not evenly mixed. Ex: sugar at the bottom of the glass
homogeneous mixture
a mixture in which 2 or more substances are evenly mixed but not bonded together. Ex: tea infusing in hot water