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What's the Matter
Definitions on matter. Examples: elements, surface tension, polymers, ect.
Terms in this set (30)
Anything that has mass and volume.
A measure of how much matter something contians.
The amount of space matter takes up.
The amount of matter in a given space.
Characteristics that can be measured by senses.
Describes how matter changes when it reacts with other matter.
The stuff of which matter consists.
Substance of two or more matter
Any substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances.
A substance made of two or more elements.
The smallest particle of an element
Letters used to represent an element.
A table used to organizse elements in weight or proporties.
A mixture in which the different particles of matter are spread evenly thoughout
The material that is present in the greater amount.
The material present in lesser amount.
An attraction called cohesion make surface tension.
A solution of two or more metals with proporties of its own.
A group of symbols that show the elements in a compound.
A substance that changes color when mixed with acids or bases.
A compound that turns blue litmus paper red.
A compound that turns red litmus paper blue.
An organic compound made up mainly of a very long chain or chains of carbon compounds.
Change in shape, size, or state.
Any change in which one or more new substances are formed.
A way to represent an object or to describe how a process takes place
A dense, central core of an atom.
A particle with a positive electric charge.
A particle with no electric charge
A particle with a negitive electric charge.