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Name the 4 states of matter
Solid, Liquid, Gas, Plasma
Which state of matter has a definite shape and volume?
A solid
Which state of matter has a definite volume, but not a definite shape? It can take the shape of its container.
A liquid
Which state of matter has no definite shape or volume?
A gas
Pressure
the amount of force exerted on a given area
Explain conduction
Heat transfer between two objects that are touching.
Convection
heat transfer by total movement of matter
Which state of matter has no definite volume or shape and its particles are so hot they've broken apart?
Plasma
A change of state
A conversion from one physical form to another.
Melting
The change from a solid to a liquid
Freezing
The change from a liquid to a solid
Vaporization
The change from a liquid to a gas including both boiling and evaporation
boiling
vaporization that occurs throughout a liquid when the liquid changes to a gas
Evaporization
vaporization that occurs only at the surface of a liquid when the liquid changes to a gas
condensation
the change from a gas to a liquid
Sublimation
The change from a solid directly to a gas.

Ex. Dry Ice
crystalline
ordered arrangement of particles
amorphous
no order in molecule arrangement
Which two states of matter expand when heated?
liquid, solid
During a phase change, what does NOT change?
temperature