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states of matter
The physical forms in which a substance can exist.
The state in which matter has a definite shape and volume.
The state in which matter takes the shape of its container and has a definite volume.
The state in which matter changes in both shape and volume.
change of state
This is the conversion of a substance from one physical form to another.
This is the change of state from a solid to a liquid.
This is the temperature at which a substance changes from a solid to a liquid.
The change of state from a liquid to a solid.
The temperature at which a liquid changes into a solid.
The change of state from a liquid to a gas.
This is vaporization that occurs throughout a liquid.
This is vaporization that occurs at the surface of a liquid below its boiling point.
This is the change of state from a gas to a liquid.
condensation point (condensing point)
The temperature at which a gas becomes a liquid.
The change of state from a solid directly into a gas.
Melting is the change of state from a _____ to a ______.
solid ---> liquid
Freezing is the change of state from a ______ to a ______.
liquid ---> solid
Vaporization is the change of state from a _____ to a ______.
liquid ---> gas
Condensation is the change of state from a ___ to a ___.
gas ---> liquid
Sublimation is the change of state from a _____ to a _____.
solid ---> gas
What is matter?
a physical substance that takes up space and has mass
Temperature at which water boils
100 degrees Celsius
Temperature at which water freezes
0 degrees Celsius
Temperature at which water melts
0 degrees Celsius
the form of energy that is transferred between two substances at different temperatures
the hotness or coldness of a substance
- a state of matter with certain physical properties
Describe molecules in a solid
-molecules vibrate but form a rigid structure and do not move from one place to another
-has a distinct size and shape
Describe molecules in a gas
-Molecules take the shape and volume of the container they are in
-Molecules are able to move around freely and independently (not stuck to gether)
Describe molecules in a liquid
-Molecules hold together but are able to move past one another
-takes the shape of its container but has a fixed volume
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