A poster showing the States of Matter.
What is matter?
Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space.It has properties which can be measured, such as mass, volume, densityand color, as well as qualitative properties such as taste and smell.The three common states of matter are solids, liquids and gasses.
Solid -A solid is matter thathas definite size andshape.
Liquid -A liquid is matter thattakes the shape of anycontainer.
Gas -Gas is matter that hasno definite shape.Gasses take on the shape of whatevercontainer they are in.
States of Water – Water is a great example of the three states of matter. At room temperature, it is a liquid. When its frozen it becomes a solid in the form of ice. When its heated to boiling point it turns to gas in the form of steam.
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Mistake on page 1 fixed: 'matters' changed to 'matter'
Fix by Tom (Teach Starter) Oct 1st, 2019
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