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Matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
Element
substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
Compound
atoms of more than one element bonded together
Mixture
two or more substances that are not chemically combined
Substance
matter that has the same composition and properties throughout
Heterogeneous mixture
not evenly mixed, different throughout
Homogeneous mixture
evenly mixed, the same throughout
Solid
definite shape, definite volume, tightly packed particles that vibrate in place
Liquid
definite volume, no definite shape, can flow from one place to another
Gas
no definite shape or volume, particles move at high speeds in all direction
Amorphous
solid particles that are not arranged in a regular repeating pattern
Crystalline
solid partivles with a regular, repeating pattern
Viscosity
a liquid's resistance to flow
Surface tension
the inward attraction among particles of a liquid
Melting
change from a solid to a liquid
Freezing
change from a liquid to a solid
Vaporization
change from a liquid to a gas
Condensation
change from a gas to a liquid