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What is matter?
Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space.
What is mass?
Mass is a measure of the amount of matter something contains.
What is volume?
Volume is the amount of space that matter takes up.
What is a property?
A property is something that describes matter.
What are physical properties?
Physical properties of a material are those characteristics that can be seen or measured without changing the material.
What are chemical properties?
Chemical properties are things that can only be seen when the materials changes and new materials form.
What is a standard unit?
It is a unit of measurement that is agreed on and used by everyone.
What is the metric system?
It is a system of measurement that is based on the number 10 and multiples of 10. In other words it is a decimal system.
What are states of matter?
Solid, liquid and gas
What is an element?
It is any material made up of only one kind of matter.
What is an atom?
It is the smallest part of an element that has the properties of that element.
What is a chemical symbol?
It is one of two letter that stand for the name of an element.
What is a compound?
A compound is a kind of matter made up of two or more elements that are joined together.
What is a substance?
A subatance is a large class of matter made up of elements and compounds.
What is a chemical formula?
It is a group of symbols that show the kind and number of each element in a single unit of a compound.
What is energy?
It is the ability to cause change. It takes energy to make something move.
What is evaporation?
It is the change of state from liquid to gas.
What is melting?
It is the change of state from solid to liquid.
What is boiling?
It is the rapid change of state from liquid to gas.
What is condensation?
It is the change of state from gas to liquid.
What is freezing?
It is the change of state from liquid to solid.
What is a physical change?
It is a change in the size, shape or state of matter with no new matter being formed.
What is a mixture?
It is matter made up of two or more different substances.
What is a solution?
It is a mixture in which particles of different substances are mixed evenly throughout.
What is a chemical change?
Any change in matter that results in one of more different kind of matter forming.
What are chemical properties?
They describe how matter reacts with other matter.
What is a chemical reaction?
It is the process in which one or more substances are changed into one or more different substances.