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Matter, measuring and reactions




1. particles (tiny bits)

2. solid; liquid; gas

3. atoms

4. molecules

5. atom

6. two or more atoms

7. compound; elements; mercury; oxygen

8. oxygen

9. compounds

10. absorbed

11. oxygen

12. space; mass

13 1 cm3

14. less



Activity: To test your knowledge [LO 2.1, LO 2.4]

Fill in the missing words:

1. All matter on earth consists of ______________________________________

2. Matter occurs in three forms, i.e._____________________________________

_____________________________ and ______________________________

3. All matter consists of small particles that are known as __________________

4. These particles combine to form ____________________________________

5. An element is matter that consists of one kind of _______________________

6. A compound consists of ___________________________________________

7. Heating proves that mercuric oxide is a __________________ that consists of

two ___________________________, i.e._______________________________ and


8. A glowing splinter of wood will ignite if it is inserted in _________________

9. Elements are the building blocks of __________________________________

10. When compounds are broken up into their component elements, warmth


11. Which of the following are elements: air, water, oxide of iron, or oxygen?


12. All matter occupies and has .

13. The density of any object that sinks when it is placed in water will be more than _________________________________________________________________

14. Cream rises to the surface of milk because it has _____________________

density than milk.



Learning Outcome 2: The learner will know and be able to interpret and apply scientific, technological and environmental knowledge.

Assessment Standard 2.3: We know this when the learner interprets information by identifying key ideas in text, finding patterns in recorded data, and making inferences from information in various forms (e.g. pictures, diagrams, text);

Assessment Standard 2.4: We know this when the learner application of knowledge: applies knowledge appropriately by connecting the learnt concept to a variation of the known situation.

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