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The States of Matter

Matter Anything that takes up space and has mass.
Elements The basic building block of matter.
Atoms Smallest molecule of an element that still has properties of an element.
Molecule When two or more atoms join together.
Physical Properties Matter that can be seen or measured without being changed into something else.
Mixture Two or more substances that are mixed together but not chemically combined.
Solution One or more substances are dissolved in another substance.
Sifting A process in which smaller materials pass through holes, leaving the larger materials behind.
Magnetism A force that pulls on certain objects.
Floatation A process in which using a liquid to separate materials of different densities.
Filltration A process in which the separating solids from liquids by passing a mixture filter.
Evaporation The changing of water to water vapor.
Chromoatography A process of separating substances by dissolving them in special liquids.
Solute The substance that dissolves.
Solvent The substance in which the solute is being dissolved.
Concentration The concentration of the solution is a measure of the amount of solute compared to the amount of solvent.
Rate of Soltion How quickly a solute dissolves.
Compund Type of matter made of a combination of elements.
Pollution The release of harmful things into the environment.
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