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Basic terminology for Matter

Matter Anything that has mass and volume
Mass Amount of material in an object; measured in grams
Volume Amount of space an object occupies; measured in mL or cm^3
Substance Material made of only one thing; it is pure
Element Substance made of only one kind of atom; each atom has same # protons
Compound Substance made of 2 or more elements chemically combined in a fixed ratio
Atom smallest particle of an element
Molecule smallest particle of a compound
Mixture Two or more substances physically combined
Homogeneous mixture mixture with uniform distribution; a solution
Heterogeneous mixture mixture with uneven distribution
Created by: mrsflower