|Week 8 Vocabulary|
|1) Matter||Anything that has mass and takes up space.|
particle onto which an element can be divided and still have the
properties of that element.
|3) Nucleus||Center of an
atom made up of protons and neutrons.
charged particle located in the nucleus of an atom.
|5) Neutron||One of two particles that make up the nucleus of an atom. It has no electric charge (neutral).|
charged particle found outside the nucleus of an atom.
|7) States of Matter||A grouping of substances based on how fast the particles move and how strong the attraction is between particles. (solid, liquid, gas)|
|8) Solid||Matter that has definite shape and volume, such as a rock.|
|9) Liquid||Matter that
can flow and change its shape. When poured into a container, it takes
the shape of the container, but its volume remains the same. (Definite
volume, no definite shape)
|10) Gas||Matter with no
special shape or size. It takes up the size and shape of any container
that holds it. (no definite volume, no definite shape)