Properties-of-Matter.pdf - Properties of Matter Ch 2 Quick Review Matter is anything that a has mass and b takes up space Mass = a measure of the amount

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Properties of Matter Ch. 2
Quick Review Matter is anything that: a) has mass, and b) takes up space Mass = a measure of the amount of ―stuff‖ (or material) the object contains (don’t confuse this with weight, a measure of gravity) Volume = a measure of the space occupied by the object
States of Matter 1) Solid - matter that can not flow (definite shape) and has definite volume. 2) Liquid - definite volume but takes the shape of its container (flows). 3) Gas - a substance without definite volume or shape and can flow. Vapor - a substance that is currently a gas, but normally is a liquid or solid at room temperature. (Which is correct: ―water gas‖, or ―water vapor‖?) 4) Plasma - Ionized gas that contains positive ions and electrons
Drawing the States of Matter Solid Liquid Gas
States of Matter Solid Liquid Gas Definite Volume ? YES YES NO Definite Shape? YES NO NO Result of a Temperature Increase? Small Expans ion Small Expans ion Large Expansion Will it Compress? NO NO YES
The 6 Phase Changes 1. Melting: Solid to Liquid 2. Freezing: Liquid to Solid 3. Evaporation: Liquid to Gas 4. Condensation: Gas to Liquid 5. Sublimation: Solid to Gas 6. Deposition: Gas to Solid
Describing Matter Properties used to describe matter can be

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