CH-6 States of Matter

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CH-6 States of Matter
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary terms for Glencoe 8th Grade Science
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  1. anything that takes up space and has mass
    Matter
  2. matter which has a definite shape and volume (neither shape nor volume conform to its container)
    Solid
  3. matter which has a definite volume but no definite shape (maintains its volume, but takes the shape of the container)
    Liquid
  4. liquid's resistance to flow
    Viscosity
  5. uneven forces acting on the particles on the surface of a liquid
    Surface Tension
  6. matter that does not have a definite shape or volume (takes the share and volume of its container)
    Gas
  7. the total kinetic and potential energy of all of the particles in a sample of matter
    Thermal Energy
  8. the average kinetic energy (energy of motion) in a sample of matter
    Temperature
  9. the movement of thermal energy from a substance at a higher temperature to one at a lower temperature
    Heat
  10. the change from the solid state to the liquid state
    Melting
  11. the change from the liquid state to the solid state
    Freezing
  12. the change from a liquid to a gas
    Vaporization
  13. the change from a gas to a liquid
    Condensation
  14. mass divided by volume
    Density

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