Chemistry, Matter & Interactions
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a scientist who studies chemistry
the science that investigates the composition, properties and structures of matter
characteristics of a substance
properties of matter that describe matter but are generally not measured
properties of matter that can be measured
the quantity of matter in a body, object, or substance
the quantity of space an object occupies
a basic unit in the metric system used to measure mass
a basic unit in the metric system used to measure volume.
one one-thousandth of a liter.
triple beam balance
a scientific tool that measures mass in grams.
when one or more substances separate and spread evenly through one another
two or more liquids that can mix together without separating
a combination of two or more substances
the ability of a gas or solid to dissolve in liquid
the substance that changes its state when a solution is created or that is present in the smallest amounts in a solution
a mixture of two or more substances that is the same throughout the mixture
the substance in a solution that does not change its state when a solution is created or that is present in the largest amount in a solution
a change in which a new substance or substances are produced
a change in which no new substance is produced but the original substance changes form
a property of matter which depends on the chemical make-up of a substance. Has a pH between 0 and 6 and is neither a base more a neutral substance.
A substance that has a pH between 8 and 14 and is neither an acid nor a neutral substance.
A substance that has a pH of 7 and is neither an acid nor a base.
a property of matter that defines whether a substance is an acid, a base, or a neutral substance.
a scale of numbers from 0 to 14. The scale describes the strength of an acid or a base.
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