Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (14)
What is matter?
A substance that has both volume and mass.
What is volume ?
The amount of space taken up by an object.
What is mass?
The amount of material in a substance.
What is density ?
The mass of a certain amount of matter in a certain space.
What is a physical property?
A characteristic of a substance that can be observed without changing the identity of the substance .
What is melting?
The process of a solid changing to a liquid.
What is freezing?
The process of a liquid cap hanging to a solid.
What is vaporization?
The process of a liquid changing into a gas.
What is condensation?
The process of a substance changing from a gas to a liquid.
What is an atom?
The smallest particle that makes up matter.
What is an element?
Matter that is made up of only one kind of atom.
What is a mixture?
Matter that consits of two or more substances that are physically combined.
What is salutation?
A type of mixture in which all the substances evenly throughout; also called a homogeneous mixture.