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PD 6.1

The three most common states of matter are solids, liquids, and gasses
Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space.
An Atom is the smallest component of an element.
A Molecule is the smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms
Solids have set placement of atoms and molecules within the structure.
The atoms of ______________ can only vibrate in place. solids
The rigid arrangement of atoms is why many ____________ have a crystalline structure. solids
An example of a solid is ice
In the liquid state molecules do not have a set position, but they are linked together.
In _____________, the bonds between molecules are weak enough that they can move within the substance. This is called flow. liquids
Solids have definite shape and definite volume.
An example of a liquid is water.
Liquids change to the shape of the container and have definite volume.
Gases have no set position for molecules and may be compressed.
___________ have high kinetic energy and widely spaced molecules gases
An example of a gas is __________. air
Gases have no set shape or set volume.
Kinetic energy is the energy that an object possesses due to its motion.
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