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What are particles?

A tiny bit of matter

2

What is everything made of?

Matter

3

What do you call a scientist learning chemistry?

Chemist

4

What is the particle model?

The particle model describes how particles are arranged

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Describe the particle model of a solid

The arrangement of particles is regular
The relative distance between particles is very close
The main movements of the particles is vibrating around fixed positions

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Describe the particle model of a liquid

The arrangement of particles is random
The relative distance between the particles is close
The main movement of the particles is moving around each other

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Describe the particle model of a gas

The arrangement of particles is random
The relative distance between particles is far apart
The main movement of the particles is moving quickly in all directions

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What is the only state you can compress?

Gas

9

Which state cannot flow?

Solid

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Why do solids have a fixed shape and are unable to flow?

Their particles are close together and can’t move