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					Properties of Matter

  What is matter?
  What are the many kinds of properties
   of matter?
What is Matter:
Matter is anything that has mass and
takes up space.
Remember

 Mass is the amount of stuff
 something is made of.
  Mass is measured in grams using
  a balance.


 Volume is the amount of space
 something takes up.
  Volume is measured in liters using
   a graduated cylinder.
Properties of Matter
 Physical   properties are characteristics
 or traits of the matter being described.
  o   Basically, these are descriptions and
      behaviors observed.
  o   The matter remains the same; it does not
      change into something else.
 Chemical  properties are behaviors
 that matter does that will change it into
 another kind of matter.
Physical Properties
Senses are used to describe matter.
      Seeing
           Color (ranges from colorless to a color)
           Clearness or clarity (ranges from transparent to opaque).
           Size (dimensions of matter)
           Shape (round, square, rectangular, or irregular)
           Luster (shiny to dull)
      Smelling (ranges from odorless to an odor).
      Hearing (ranges from no sound –to a specific sound.
      Touching
           Texture (smooth or rough)
           Temperature (cold to hot)
           Hardness (hard to soft)
 Physical Properties: Size,
 Shape, and Color




                         IRREGULAR


Colorless—has no color
Clearness or Clarity
 3 terms can describe a ―things‖ degree of clearness:
       Transparent
            Easily seen through
            Like looking through a window
            Objects on the other side of the material look
             exactly as they do if the material were not there.

       Translucent
            Light can pass through
            Objects cannot be seen
            Like looking through stained glass or frosted glass.

       Opaque
            No light can pass through
            Like looking at a wall and seeing nothing that is on the other
             side.
Examples of Clarity
   Transparent                               plastic wrap
                                               clear glass
     You are looking through a circular,
     window that is transparent—you
                                               "bubble" packing material
     can read these works through the          laminating material
     window.                                   clear plastic lids

                                            tissue paper
   Translucent                              waxed paper
     You are looking through a
     circular, window that is                paper towel
     translucent—you can see light           stained glass
     through the window, but you
                                            "almost" clear plastic
     cannot read the words.
                                               lids

   Opaque                                    construction paper
    You are looking through a circular,        cardboard
    window that is opaque—you                  styrofoam trays
    cannot read these works through            colored plastic lids
    the window.
                                               tin foil
                                               wood
                                               cloth
Physical Properties: Luster
(Shininess)
   Some types of
    matter are shiny,
    some are dull.
                          SHINY          DULL

   Some shiny things
    have a metallic
    luster because they
    are or look like
    metals.
                            METALLIC LUSTER
Physical Properties: Texture


       can be
 Matter          Smooth
   Smooth

   Rough



                  Rough
More Physical Properties
                                                    Some properties
 Flexibility     Elasticity       Ductility
                                                     cause a change in
                                                     shape to the
Malleability   Conductivity     Dissolvability       matter or shows
                                                     its behavior.
                Boiling and       Viscosity
 States of
                 Freezing/
  Matter
               Melting points
                                                    Again, these
                                                     behaviors do not
                                                     change the matter
 Magnetism      Waterproof        Strength           into something
                                                     else.
    Physical Properties:
    Magnetism

   Magnetism (Is the                             Three metals are magnetic. These
    matter attracted to a                         are iron, cobalt and nickel. Steel is
                                                  a mixture of elements but mostly
    magnet?)                                      iron, so it is also magnetic. The
        Magnetic (is attracted                   other metals are not magnetic

         to a magnet)
        Nonmagnetic (is not
         attracted to a magnet)

    Click below for magnet demo
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/scienc
     e/activities/magnets_springs.shtml
Physical Properties
Elasticity
Elasticity –
 The matter can be
 stretched or
 bounced and its
 shape will remain.
   Elastic (can be
    stretched)
   Rigid    (cannot
    be stretched)
Physical Properties
Flexibility

Flexibility (Can the
  thing bend?)
   Flexible (can bend)
   Nonflexible
    (cannot bend)
 Physical Properties
 Malleability
                             Malleable
Malleability ( Can the
 matter be hammered
 into a flat thing without
 breaking it?)
   Malleable   (Can be
                          Nonmalleable
    hammered)
   Nonmalleable (Cannot
    be hammered—matter
    shatters into pieces)
Physical Properties:
Ductility
Ductility (Can the
 thing be stretched
 without breaking
 it?)                    Aluminum, a metal, has
                         great ductility and can be
   Ductile  (Can be     formed into many shapes
                         without breaking!
    pulled into a long
    wire)
   Brittle (Cannot be
    pulled.)
Physical Properties
Conductivity
Conductivity (Can matter                Click below to be an animated demo.
  carry energy, heat                    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesiz
  (thermal) or electricity              e/science/activities/conductors.shtml

  (electrical)?
      A conductor
           Carries energy (heat,
            electricity)
           Metals are good
            conductors
      A non-conductor
           does not carry energy
            (heat, electricity)
           Plastic, rubber, wood are
            non-conductors.
Physical Properties
Dissolvability (Solubility)

Solubility- The
measure of how
much of one
substance can
dissolve in
another is called
dissolvability or
solubility.
Physical Properties
Dissolvability (Solubility)
                         Some substances,
Click here to show the
                         like salt and sugar,
dissolvability of
                         are soluble in
subtances
                         water.

                         Other substances,
                         like oil and sand,
                         are not soluble
States of Matter
 Matter can exist in different states of
  matter.
   Solids

   Liquids

   Gases



 Allmatter exists as one of the states at
  normal room temperature.
States of Matter
   Solids          Liquids




   Gases           Plasma
Physical Properties
Viscosity of Liquids
   How thick a liquid is
Physical Properties
Viscosity of Liquids
Physical Properties:
Freezing/Melting and Boiling
Points
 Matter can change its state: Solid, Liquid, or
  Gas
 Adding or taking away heat changes the
  state of matter.
       Ice can gain heat to change into water--Melting

       Liquid water can cool to become ice--Freezing

       Water can heat up to form water vapor--Boiling
Physical Properties
Freezing/Melting and Boiling
Points
 Each  form of matter has its own
  temperatures to boil and to melt and
  freeze.
 The melting and freezing temperatures
  are the same because these are
  opposite changes.
 In science, the Celsius scale is used to
  note temperatures.
     The Melting/Freezing Point and
     the Boiling Point of Water
                                              Melting Point
   The melting point is the
    temperature at which a solid
    melts into a liquid.
                                    Freezing Point
   The freezing point is the
    temperature at which a liquid
    changes into a solid.

   The boiling point is the
    temperature at which a liquid
    becomes a gas.
Water: Boiling and
Melting/Freezing Points

   The melting/freezing
    point of water is 0 oC

   The boiling point of water
    is
     100 o C
Physical Properties:
Density
 Density   refers to
  how heavy
  something is
  compared to its
  size.
 Lighter things will
  float; heavier things
  will sink.
Physical Properties
Density

To determine density:
     Mass the item
     Find the item’s volume
     Divide the mass by the volume

    Density = Mass divided by Volume


                D = M/V
Physical Properties:
Density
   both have the same size, which will be
 If
  more dense?
Physical Properties:
Density
 Can    you determine if the object will float
    or sink?

    click here

    Explore
Properties of Materials

 Interactive site demonstrating
  transparency, waterproof, flexibility and
  strength of materials

 Click   here

				
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