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Properties of Matter

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Pure substance Matter, either an element or compound, that has definite physical and chemical properties
Element Substances composed of a single kind of atom.
Compound Substances made up of atoms of two or more different elements joined together.
Mixture A combination of two or more substances that are not chemically combined.
Homogeneous mixture Mixtures that have the same substance throughout.
Heterogeneous mixture Mixtures that have different substances throughout.
Heat A transfer of energy from a substance with higher temperature to one with a lower temperature.
Temperature A measure of the average kinetic energy of a substance.
Conduction A process of adding energy to a substance by direct contact.
Density The mass of a substance per unit volume. Stays the same for substances even when halved or doubled.
Examples of physical properties Mass, volume, density, color, malleability, conductivity.
Examples of chemical properties Reactivity, flammability, explosive.
How will conduction occur when a hot spoon is put in cool water? Heat is conducted from the spoon to the water.
Molecule More than one atom bonded together.
Created by: cook2sm