matter kit vocabulary/5th grade B.E.

gas the state of matter that has no definite shape or volume
insulator a material that stops or slows the flow of heat, electricity, or sound
conductor a material that easily transfers heat or electricity
buoyancy the ability of an object to float or rise in a liquid or gas
density the amount of matter in a substance
solid the state of matter that has a definite shape and a definite volume
volume the amount of space an object takes up
liquid the state of matter that has no definite shape
matter anything that has mass and takes up space
mass the amount of matter in an object
conduct to transfer energy, such as heat or electricity
ATOM the smallest particle of an element that has the properties of that element.
COMPOUND type of matter can be broken down chemically
ATOM is the smallest particle of an element that has the properties of that element
ELEMENTS are the simplest type of pure substance. They cannot be broken down into simpler substances
CHEMICAL SYMBOL This is a shorthand way of representing an element
CHEMICAL FORMULA a combination of chemical symbols usually used to represent a compound.
property that which a person owns; the possession or possessions of a particular owner: They lost all their property in the fire.
physical property any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
chemical property property used to characterize materials in reactions that change their identity