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Matter

anything that has mass and takes up space

Atom

a small particle that is a big building block of matter

Substances

matter with a composition that is always the same

Mixtures

matter with a composition that varies

Elements

A substance that consists only one type of atom

Compounds

A type of substance containing atoms of two or more different elements that are chemically bonded together

Homogeneous Mixtures-Solution

A type of mixture in which the particles are evenly mixed

Heterogeneous Mixtures

A type of mixture in which the particles aren't evenly mixed

Suspension

The particles are larger than in solutions;solid;components can be evenly distributed by mechanical means

Solvent

Does the dissolving

Solute

The one that is dissolved

Conductivity

The ability of matter to conduct, or carry along electricity or heat

Volume

The amount of space something takes up

Boiling/Melting Points

The temperature at which a material changes state

State of Matter

Whether something is a solid, liquid, or gas

Density

The amount of mass per unit of volume

Solubility

The ability of substance to dissolve in another

Magnetism

Attractive force for some metals, especially iron

Physical Property

a characteristic of matter that you can observe or measure without changing the identity of the matter

Physical Change

a change in size, shape, form, or state of matter in which the matter's identity stays the same

Chemical property

A characteristic of matter that can be observed as it changes into a different type of matter

Chemical Change

A change in matter in which the substances that make up the matter change into other substances and has new chemical and physical properties