NON-LIVING THINGS - MATTERCONTENT
- The Meaning of Matter
- Identification of Matter
- States of Matter
- Change of State of Matter
Meaning of MatterMatter is anything in nature that has mass and occupies space. Stone, paper, plant, animal, air, water, rubber etc. are made up of matter. Matter is made up of small particles called atoms.
Water droplets are made of water molecules that bond together.
Identification of MatterMatter is classified into solid, liquid, and gas. All living and non-living things are made up of matter. It means that everything that you can see, touch, smell, breathe or eat is made up of matter. Matter can be classified as living and non-living matter. Can you mention some living and non-living matter around you?
States of MatterThe three states of matter are Solid, Liquid and Gas. Hence, we have solid state, liquid state and gaseous state. Matter can be classified into the following groups:
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