The physical forms in which all matter naturally exists on Earth.
States of Matter
A form of Matter that has its own definite shape and volume.
A form of matter that flows, has constant volume, and takes the shape of its container.
A form of matter that not only flows to conform to the shape of its container but also fills the entire volume of its container.
Refers to the gaseous state of a substance that is a solid or liquid at room temperature.
A characteristice that can be observed or measured without changing the sample's composition.
A physical property that is DEPENDENT on the amount of substance present.
A physical property that is INDEPENDENT of the amount of substance present.
The ability of a substance to combine with or change into one or more other substances.
A change that alters a substance without changing its composition.
. A transition of matter from one state to another.
A process that involves one or more substances changing into one or more new substances.
States that mass is neither created nor destroyed during a chemical reaction--it is conserved
Law of Conservation of Mass
A combination of two or more substances in which each pure substance retains its individual chemical properties.
A mixture that does not blend smoothly throughout and in which the individual substances remain distinct.
A mixture that has constant, uniform composition throughout; always has a single phase.
Another name for Homogeneous Mixture.
A way of separating a solid from a liquid
A method of separating substances in a homogeneous mixture based on boiling points.
A separation technique that results in the formation of pure solid particles from a substance containing the dissolved substance.
The process by which a solid changes directly to a vapor without melting.
The technique that separates components of a mixture based on the ability of each component to travel or be drawn across the surface of another material.
A pure substance that cannot be separated into simpler substances by physical or chemical means.
This organizes the elements into a grid of horizontal rows and vertical columns.
A substance made up of two or more elements that are chemically combined.