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Convection
rising or falling movement within a liquid or gas caused by heating or cooling. Heating a pot of water on the stove
physical property
a property that can be observed wtihout changing what the substance is made of
chemical bond
the force that joins atoms together to form molecules
pyrometer
a devise that measures very high temperatures
contract
to become smaller in size
dilute
containing a small amount of solute
metal
one of a group of elements that are usually solid in room temperature, often shiny and conduct heat & electricity
suspension
mixture in which particles of a substance are scattered in another substance but not dissolved. muddy water
expand
to become larger in size
insulator
material that does not conduct heat or electricity well
radiation
energy that can travel through empty space
element
one of the 109 basic substances of matter
formula
way to write the kinds and numbers of atoms in a molecule or compound
concentrated
containing a large amount of solute
volume
a measure of how much space an object takes up
chemical property
a property that describes how a substance reacts with other substances.