Interactive Chemistry Worksheets for Students
Matter is anything that has mass and volume (takes up space).
There are three physical states of matter. Solid, liquid and gas.
|Solid ice||Liquid water||Iodine gas|
Solids retain their shape. They have a fixed volume.
Liquids take up the shape of their container. They have a fixed volume.
Gases fill their container. They have a variable volume. This means the volume changes. It depends upon the volume of the container.