States of matter

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States of matter
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States of matter
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  1. What are 4 states of matter?
    • 1) solids
    • 2) liquids
    • 3) gases
    • 4) plasma
  2. What are crystalline solids?
    1) Crystal: particles are arranged in a regular repeating pattern
  3. Examples of crystalline solids?
    • minerals like halite
    • NaCl- table salt
    • copper
    • silver
    • gold
  4. What are 2 important characterisitics of solids?
    • 1) definite shape
    • 2) definite volume
  5. What are 2 important characteristics of liquids?
    • 1) no definite shape
    • 2) definite volume
  6. Describe some chractristics of liquids?
    particles are close together but free to move

    particles take the shape of container
  7. Describe some characteristics of gases? (4)
    • 1) particle are free to move about with a lot of space between them.
    • 2) particles collide( create power) because they move so fast.
    • 3) particles can be pushed together or spread far apart.
    • 4) particles fill all available space in a container no matter the size or shape of matter.
  8. describe particle arrangement? (4)
    • 1) particles are packed close together
    • 2) particles cannot move far out of their places.
    • 3) particles do not flow over or around each other
    • 4) particle movement is a vibration

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