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Changes in Matter, Unit 4 Lesson 1

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Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
temperature
A measure of the average energy of motion of the particles of a substance.
liquid
A state of matter that has a definite volume but no definite shape.
Volume
The amount of space an object takes up
Solid
A form of matter that has a definite shape and volume
gas
A state of matter with no definite shape or volume
properties
characteristics used to describe an object
Mass
the amount of matter in an object
Relative density
Objects that are more dense sink in water; less dense objects float in water
condenses
The change of state from a gas to a liquid
freeze
Change from liquid to solid
evaporate
the change from a liquid to a gas
compress
to press together
density
calculated by dividing mass by volume
Solubility
The ability to dissolve in another substance
magnetic
The area of magnetic force around a magnet
Conductivity
The ability of an object to transfer heat or electricity to another object.
classify
organize according to shared qualities or characteristics.