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States of Matter, States of Matter

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solid
The particles are tightly packed.

The particles do not move around.
liquid
The particles are close together.

The particles vibrate, move, and slide past each other.
gas
The particles are very separated.

The particle vibrate and move quickly.
condensation
Gas to liquid:

(Dew on grass)
evaporation
Liquid to Gas:

(Puddles disappearing)
melting point
Solid to liquid:

(Ice to water)
freezing point
Liquid to solid:

(Water to ice)
Liquid
can be poured and take on the shape of their container. Has mass and volume.
Evaporation
the change of a liquid to a gas
Matter
anything that takes up space and has mass
Particles
Tiny atoms that make up all matter
atoms
basic particle from which all elements are made
element
cannot be broken down into any other substance
molecule
2 or more atoms bonded (same or different)
compound
2 or more different atoms bonded together in a set ratio
mixture
2 or more substances mixed together but NOT chemically bonded
homgeneous mixture
mixture in which substances are evenly distributed (you cannot see the different parts)
heterogeneous mixture
mixture in which you can see the different parts
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
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