Anything that has mass and takes up space
States of matter
Solid, liquid, gas
A single kind of matter that is pure, meaning it always has a specific makeup, or composition
Physical Properties of Matter
Characteristics that can be observed using the senses without changing it into another substance.
Chemical Properties of Matter
Characteristics of a substance that determine how it will react with other substances and describes its ability to change into different substances.
Examples of physical properties
Melting point or boiling point of a substance, density, mass
Examples of chemical properties
Rusting, flammability, reaction with a substance, neutralize
Basic unit of matter from which all matter is made
Matter made up of only one type of atom
A group of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds
A substance made of two or more elements chemically combined in a specific ratio, or proportion.
Two or more substances that are together in the same place but their atoms are not chemically bonded
the force that holds two atoms together
A mixture you can easily separate because the matter is distinct from each other
A mixture that is difficult or impossible to separate because the matter is blended or dissolved.
separation of a liquid by boiling