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Kinetic theory of matter

Kinetic Theory of Matter

Brain Pop

States of Matter

Kinetic theory of matter1

Kinetic Theory of Matter

  • All matter is made up of atoms

  • All atoms are constantly in motion

Is it matter

Is it matter?


baby powdersmokebacteria




duststeammagnetic force

loveheatdissolved sugar

cellssound waveselectricity

Make a list of matter and non-matter in your notebook. Explain your “rules” for deciding whether something is matter or not.




rocks, baby powder, milk, air, dust , cells, smoke, salt, Mars, Jupiter, steam, water, bacteria, oxygen, stars, and dissolved sugar.



  • Particles vibrate back and forth in place

  • Definite volume, definite shape



  • Particles flow freely

  • Definite volume, can change their shape

Kinetic theory of matter


  • Particles are far apart

    and move at high speeds

  • No definite volume

    or shape

Water exists on earth in all three states

Water exists on Earth in all three states



A measure of the amount of matter in an object in a specific volume.

Which object has more density?

Density column

Density Column

  • Rubbing Alcohol.79

  • Vegetable oil.92

  • Water1.00

  • Dawn Dish soap1.06

  • Honey1.42

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  • Physical Science: States of Matter

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