Study Guide

Solids, Liquids, and Gases Topics

Matter

What do Justin Bieber, a pickle, and your pet gerbil have in common? They're all matter. Matter...

Phases

A phase describes the physical state of matter. The key word to note is physical. Matter only...

Solids

Solids have both a fixed volume and shape. The particles remain locked in place, moving only...

Liquids

The liquid phase is the middle child of the phase family, wedged in between the solid and gas...

Gases

The most common terms associated with gases are temperature and pressure. Temperature is a...

Gas Laws

Boyle's LawRobert Boyle.Boyle's Law, named after physicist Robert Boyle2 (that cool dude with the...

Solutions

When you hear the word solution what do you think about? The first thing that probably comes to...

Colligative Properties

Colligative Properties are the properties of a solution that depend on the numberof particles in...

Phase Changes

Be honest, at some point in your life you've needed an air freshener. Perhaps you've thrown a...

Test Your Knowledge

1. A glass of pure water is classified as:a) a heterogeneous solutionb) a homogeneous solutionc)...