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3 points:
1. All matter is made of atoms and molecules that act like tiny particles.
2. These tiny particles are in perpetual motion. The higher the temperature, the faster they move.
3. At the same temperature, more massive (heavier) particles move slower than less massive (lighter) particles.
What is the Kinetic Theory of Matter?
a tool for understanding the differences between the 3 states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases
The force exerted per unit area of a surface.
What is pressure?
characteristic of gases that makes them dangerous
The resistance of a fluid to flow.
What is viscosity?
more or less freedom of movement in fluids ( 20W50 motor oil has multi-?_
The ability to change or move matter.
What is energy?
An ability to do work.
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas.
What is evaporation?
happens slowly when cool & faster in heat.
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas.
What is condensation?
formation of clouds