Unit 1 Matter and Its Properties

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matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
element
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into any other substances by chemical or physical means
compound
A pure substance made of two or more elements chemically combined
physical change
A change in a substance that does not involve a change in the identity of the substance
chemical change
A change in which one or more substances combine or break apart to form new substances.
homogeneous mixture
A mixture in which the composition is uniform throughout
heterogeneous mixture
A mixture in which the composition is not uniform throughout
physical property
A characteristic of a pure substance that can be observed without changing it into another substance
chemical property
A characteristic of a pure substance that describes its ability to change into different substances