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Matter

Anything that takes up space

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Volume measurements

L, ml, cm3, m3, cups

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Mass measurements

Kg, g, pounds, ounces

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Atoms

Building blocks of matter

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States of matter

Solid, liquid, gas

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Kinetic molecular theory

Energy of motion. When all the gasses, liquids, and solids are moving, an explanation for the behaviour of molecules.

(All particles are moving because of the energy it passes.)

Particles with KE 👆🏻move quicker
Particles with KE👇🏻 move slower

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Physical properties

A characteristic that can be observed or measured

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Qualitative property

Can be described by not measured

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Quantitative property

Can be measured

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Malleability

Ability to be beaten into sheets

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Ductility

The ability to be drawn into wires

Eg. Copper

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Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity or heat

Eg. Metals

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Magnetic

Ability to be attracted to a magnet

Eg. Iron

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Solubility

Ability to dissolve in water

Eg. Salt and sugar

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Crystallinity

Shape or appearance of crystals

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Viscousity

Resistance to flow

Eg. Molasses

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Chemical property

A substances ability to react with other substances to form new products