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Glossary of Chemistry chapters 1 - 3

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Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up spaces and basically makes up the universe
Solid
Has definite shape and volume
Liquid
Has definite volume, changeable shape
Gas
Has changeable shape and volume
Energy
The capacity to do work (put matter in motion)
Kinetic
Energy in action
Potential Energy
Energy of positionl stored (inactive)
Chemical
Stored in the bods of chemical substances
Electrical
results from the movement of charged particles
Mechanical
directly involved in moving matter
Radiant or electromagnetic
energy traveling in waves
Element
unique substances that cannot be broken down by ordinary chemical means
Atoms
More or less identical building blocks for each element
Atomic symbol
One - or - two letter chemical shorthand for each element

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