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States of Matter

Define matter Anything that occupies space and has mass
Can solids be compressed? No
Can liquids be compressed? No
Can gases be compressed? Yes
Which of the following have a definite shape: solids, liquids and gases Solids
Can gases flow? Yes
Can gases be compressed? Yes
Give an example of a solid Wood
Give an example of a liquid Water
Give and example of a gas Oxygen
The particles in a solid are _________ packed. They can _________ but do not move from their position. Tightly, vibrate
The particles in a liquid are _______ to each other and can ______ past one another. Liquids have a _________ volume but don't have a definite _________. Close, flow, definite, shape
The particles in a gas are ______ to move in all _________. They do not have a definite ________ or ________ and always ________ the container they are placed in. free, directions, shape, volume, fill
Changing state from a solid to a liquid is called? Melting
Give an example of melting Ice cube melting to water
Changing from a liquid to a gas is called? Boiling
Give an example of boiling Turning on the kettle
Changing from a gas to a liquid is called Condensation
Changing from a liquid to a solid is called Freezing
What is diffusion? The movement of particles from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration
Give an example of diffusion? Spraying perfume
Can evaporation occur without boiling? Yes
Created by: Laura_Rice