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absolute zero. Absolute zero is 273.15° C You can’t get colder than that,
no matter how hard you try Transfer of heat
Transfer of heat When hot matter touches colder matter, faster moving particles collide with slower moving particles.
The faster moving particles give some of their energy to the slower moving particles. Matter in the solid state
Matter in the solid state In a solid, the particles vibrate or shake back and forth
but do not move from their position in respect to each other. The particles vibrate about a fixed position. Crystals or
Crystals or Crystalline Solids Particles of crystals are arranged in repeating geometric patterns Table salt crystals are shaped like cubes. Diamond, a form of carbon, is also a crystalline solid.
– the crystals are shaped something like pyramids. Noncrystalline solids
Noncrystalline solids Many solids do not form crystals.
Their molecules do not arrange into repeating patterns
– often because they are too large. Examples: – glass
– many p...
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