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Matter :D

Matter Vocabulary

Matter Anything that has mass and takes up space
Mass The amount of matter in something
Volume The amount of space something occupies
Solid A substance or object that is solid rather than liquid or fluid
Liquid A fluid; will be same shape as any object it is put inside of.
Gas An air-like fluid substance which expands freely to fill any space available, irrespective of its quantity
Physical Property A property that can be observed without changing the identity of the substance
Chemical Property A property that can only be observed by changing the identity of the substance
Atom Smallest unit of matter
Atomic Number Number of protons in an atom of a given element
Atomic Mass Number of protons plus the number of neutrons in an atom
Nucleus Center of the atom that has the protons and neutrons (heaviest part of the atom)
Proton Positive subatomic particle in the nucleus
Neutron Neutral subatomic particle in the nucleus
Electron Negative subatomic particle that is around the outside of the nucleus
Malleability Ability to be flattened into a sheet; bendable
Ductility Ability to be stretched into a wire
Reactivity Ability to react with another substance
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