Matter Unit Vocabulary

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Matter Unit Vocabulary
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Matter Vocab.
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  1. material that takes up space and has mass
    matter
  2. smallest part of all matter
    atom
  3. where the most mass of an atom is found
    nucleus
  4. parts of an atom that carry a positive electric charge; found in the nucleus
    protons
  5. parts of an atom that carry no charge; found in the nucleus
    neutrons
  6. parts of an atom that carry a negative electric charge; found continually moving around the nucleus in the electron cloud
    electrons
  7. the part of the atom that takes up the most space; electrons are found here
    electron cloud
  8. is a substance that contains only one kind of atom
    element
  9. a substance formed when two or more elements are joined together chemically
    compound
  10. the smallest part of a compound
    molecule
  11. atoms in a molecule joined together
    chemical bonds
  12. the amount of matter in an object
    mass
  13. have a definite size (volume) and shape; particles are packed together tightly and movement is not fast
    solid
  14. have a definite size (volume) but no definite shape; particles are more active and farther apart than in a solid
    liquid
  15. have no definite size or shape; particles are far apart and move very fast
    gas
  16. the basic state of matter on the Sun's surface
    plasma
  17. is a change from a gaseous to a liquid state, caused by the lowering of temperature
    condensation
  18. is a change from a liquid to a gasous state, caused when a liquid is heated to its boiling point
    evaporation
  19. is a change from a solid to a liquid state
    melting
  20. is a change from a liquid to a solid state
    freezing
  21. is a change from a soild to a gas without going through a liquid state
    sublimation

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