Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. Because
there are so many types of matter, it is helpful to use a classification
system to categorize the types of matter. The following diagram represents
a common type of classification system used for matter.
Anything that takes up space and has mass.
The smallest particle that has the properties of an element.
The smallest unit of a substance that shows the properties
of that substance
The molecule of water pictured below has three atoms;
one Oxygen atom and two Hydrogen atoms.
Read each of the following descriptions. Determine if
they represent the definitions you learned for matter, atom, molecule,
or properties. Drag to find your choice for each description. Highlight
the box below to check your answers.