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Science Chapter 1 Lesson 1.1 Describing Matter

Term Definition
matter Anything that has mass and takes up space.
substance A single kind of matter that is pure and has a specific set of properties.
chemical property A characteristic of a substance that describes its ability to change into different substances.
chemistry The study of the properties of matter and how matter changes.
physical property A characteristic of a pure substance that can be observed without changing it into another substance.