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Property
A characteristic that describes matter
condensation
The change state from a liquid to a gas.
melting
The change of state from a solid to a liquid.
evaporation
The change of state from a liquid to a gas.
boiling
The rapid change of state from a liquid to a gas.
atom
The smallest part of an element that still has the properties of that element.
Chemical properties
Characteristics of a substance that can only be seen when the substance changes and a new substance is formed. ( when iron rusts)
substances
a class of matter made of elements and compounds.
Element
Matter made up of only one kind of atom.
compound
Matter made up of two or more elements chemically combined.
Mass
The amount of matter that something has.
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Energy
The ability to cause change.
Volume
The amount of space that matter takes up.
freezing
The change of state from a liquid to a solid.
standard unit
a unit of measurement that everyone agrees to use.
Chemical formula
A group of symbols that shows the kinds and number of atoms in a single unit of a compound.
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds to Earth's surface.
density
The property that describes how much matter is in a given space.
Physical properties
Characteristics of a material or object that can be seen or measured without changing into a new substance. ( a physical property of a ball is its round shape)