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anything that has matter and takes up space; not forms of energy such as heat & electricity


the measure of the amount of matter an object contains (measures in units of grams (g))


the measure of space that an object takes up (measured in units of liters (L))


the ratio of the mass of an object to its volume (measured in units of grams per liters (g/L))

Extensive Property

a property that depends on the amount of matter in an object

Intensive Property

a property that depends on the type of matter and not the amount


matter that has uniform and definite composition; either an element or compound

Physical Property

a trait of a substance that can be used for identification, without changing a composition of a substance


a form of matter that has definite shape and volume


a form of matter that has an indefinite shape and definite volume


a form of matter that has both an indefinite shape and volume


another word for gas (a liquid in gaseous form)


It is sometimes magnetic, conducts electricity & is a medium for heat


holds both metal and non-metal properties


a property of metal & means shiny


a property of metal & can shift shape or bend


a property of metal & can be made into wires


a property of metal that sends heats or electricity


anything that isn't metal

Phase Change

a change in the physical state of a substance

Physical Change

a change in which some properties of a material change,but


a blend of two or more substances without the use of a chemical reactions (physically blended)

Heterogeneous Mixture

a mixture that is NOT uniform in composition

Homogeneous Mixture

a mixture that IS uniform in composition


type of homogeneous mixture having something dissolved into something else


a part of a mixture that has the same composition and properties


a process that separates a solid from a liquid in a heterogeneous mixture


a process used to separate substances of different boiling points, either solids or liquids; the substance is then condensed back into a liquid


most simple form of matter that has a unique set of properties and CANNOT be broken down into a simpler substance by a chemical reaction


a substance that contains two or more elements chemically combined and CAN be broken into simpler substances by a chemical reaction

Chemical Change

type of change in which a different type of matter is produced

Chemical Property

the ability of a substance to undergo a specific chemical change

Chemical Symbol

a one or two- letter representation of an element found on the Periodic Table

Chemical Reaction

when one or more substances react to form one or more substances


the formation of a solid during a chemical reaction

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