SNC1DW Glossary terms chapter 4

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SNC1DW Glossary terms chapter 4
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Glossary terms for chapter 4 of Science ON 9
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  1. Matter
    Anything that has mass and occupies space.
  2. Pure Substance
    Matter that contains only one kind of particle. (Elements and Compounds)
  3. Mixture
    Matter that contains more than one particle. (Mechanical mixutre and Solution)
  4. Element
    A pure substance that cannot be broken down any further.
  5. Compound
    A pure substance made of two or more different elements that are chemically combined
  6. Physical Property
    A characteristic of a substance that can be observed and measured without changing the identity of the substance
  7. Viscosity
    The measure of a substance's resistance to flow
  8. Melting Point
    The melting point at which a solid turns into a liquid. e.g. Iron's boiling point is 1538 degrees C
  9. Boiling Point
    The temperature at which a liquid turns into gas e.g. Water's boiling point is 100 degrees C
  10. Solubility
    A measure of the ability of a substance to dissolve in another substance
  11. Density
    Matter that contains more than one particle. (Mechanical mixutre and Solution)
  12. Chemical Property
    The ability of a substance to change or react, and to form new substances
  13. Combustibility
    The ability of a substance to burn in air
  14. Stability
    The ability of a substance to remain unchanged
  15. Toxicity
    The ability of a substance to cause harmful effects in plants

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