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Changes in Matter - Science Language
Chemical Change
The process converting one substance into another substance that will have new properties.
Dissolve
The process of a solid substance breaking down while in a liquid substance.
Heat
An energy form which can be transferred between objects.
Liquid
The state of matter in which particles slide freely over one another. The water in the river is in a liquid state.
Matter
Something that has mass and takes up space.
Physical Change
A change in the structure of a substance. After the change, it keeps all of its properties.
 
Product
The substance that comes out of a chemical change.
Reactants
The substances that are used to make a chemical change.
Solid
The state of matter in which particles vibrate and do not appear to move. Ice is water in a solid state.
Substance
Any material that can be observed.
Weight
A measurement of how much Earth's gravity pulls on an object.
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