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1

Describe how th particles in solids are organised

-very close together
-cannot move
-can vibrate

Therefore, can't change shape or be compressed

2

Describe how the particles of liquids are organised

-close to each other
-can slide past each other
-Do not change volume

Therefore, can change shape Ie. Flow, cannot be easily compressed

3

Describe how particles in gas is organised

-particles free to move

Therefore, can be compressed, can change shape, and volume

4

Diffusion

Movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration

5

How does matter change state?

Heat gives energy to the particles and they move apart

6

Definition of matter

Anything that occupies space and has mass