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1.1Describing Matter

1.1Describing Matter 5th Grade

matter anything that has mass and takes up space
properties things you can describe like red adn smooth as well as numbers like 10 grams or 50ml.
measuring a good way to decide what materials you should use
properties of substances may change when you change the state of matter of those substances
same substances when two objects have the same properties
physical properties things you can see or measure
examples of physical properties mass, color, size, shape, temperature
chemical properties things you can not see; the object must be altered to figure it out
law of conseravation of mass states that an object has the same mass even when it goes through a change; a solid ice cube that melts will have the same mass as the water it creates when it melts
crystal of salt solid, square, and clear
texture how something feels; for example: rough, smooth, fuzzy, silky etc.
solids have a definite shape and their particles are close together
liquids have no definite shape, but do have a definite volume; particles are a little spread out
liquids shape changes based on the shape of the container
gases do not have a fixed shape or volume; and their particles are far apart
example of chemical property reactivity
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