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Anything that has mass and takes up space.
A single kind of matter that is pure and has a specific set of properties.
A characteristic of a pure substance that can be observed without changing it into another substance.
A characteristic of a pure substance that describes its ability to change into different substances.
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into any other substances by chemical or physical means.
The basic particle from which all elements are made.
A force of attraction between two atoms.
Groups of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
A pure substance made of two or more elements chemically combined in a set ratio.
Shows the elements in the compound and the ratio of atoms.
Made of two or more substances that are together in the same place but are not chemically combined.
A mixture in which pure substances are unevenly distributed throughout the mixture.
A mixture in which substances are evenly distributed throughout the mixture.
An example of a homogeneous mixture.
A change in a substance that does not change its identity.
A change in matter that produces one or more new substances.
Law of Conservation of Matter
The fact that matter is not created or destroyed in any chemical or physical change.
The ability to do work or cause change.
A measure of the averate energy of random motion of particles of matter.
The total energy of all of the particles in an object.
A change in which energy is taken in.
The energy stored in the chemical bonds between atoms.
A form of energy that travels through space as waves.
The energy of electrically charged particles moving from one place to another.
A metal strip that conducts electricity.
Has a definite shape and a definite volume.
Solids that are made up of crystals.
A solid made up of particles that are not arranged in a regular pattern.
Has a definite volume but no shape of its own.
A material that can easily flow.
The result of an inward pull among the molecules of a liquid that brings the molecules on the surface closer together.
A liquid's resistance to flowing.
A fluid that can change volume very easily.
The change in state from a solid to a liquid.
The characteristic temperature in which melting occurs.
The change from a liquid to a solid.
The change from a liquid to a gas.
Vaporization that takes place only on the surface of a liquid.
When a liquid changes to a gas below its surface as well as at the surface.
The temperature at which a liquid boils.
The change in state from a gas to a liquid.
When the surface particles of a solid gain enough energy that they form a gas.
The force of its outward push divided by the area of the walls of the container.
A term used to describe the relationship between two variables whose graph is a straight line passing through the point.
A term used to describe the relationship between two variables whose product is constant.