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Glossary of matter

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This is the name for the amount of material an object has in it.


Mass
Two or more substances in a material that can be seperated easily form this.


Mixture

when matter changes state it changes this way.


Physically

a meter is a unit for measuring what?


Length

what are the three states of matter?


Liquid, gas and solid
The total amount of mass in a certain volume is called this.


Density

A mixture in whitch one substance spreads evenly throughout another substance.


Soultion

This state of matter is tightly linked together. It holds its own shape and volume.


Solid
A substance formed when atoms of two or more different elements join together.


Compound

What are the two measurements needed to measure density?


Volume and mass
The mass of an object is measured with this.

Balance

The name for matter that has only one type of atom.


Element

Anything that takes up space and has mass is this.


Matter

This affects the way particles in a substance are linked.


Temperature

The formula used for determing volume


Length x width x height

What are two different units scientists use for measuring volume?

The liter and cubic meter


The amount of space that matter takes up is its?


volume
This is used to measure volume
Graduated cylinder
When a solid changes to a liquid
Melting
When a liquid changes to a gas
Boiling - throughout entire liquid

Evaporation - only at the surface

When a gas changes to a liquid
Condensation
When a liquid changes to a solid
freezing
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