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Milk is a typical liquid. A liquid takes on the shape of the container it is in; in this case a glass. Liquids have a distinct boundary called a “free surface”; in this case, near the top of the glass where the milk meets the air above it. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.     … Continue reading

Changes of State: Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Water as a liquid, solid and gas. Click on image for full size L.Gardiner/Windows to the Universe   Any substance, called matter, can exist as a solid material, liquid, or gas. These three different forms are called states. Matter can change its state when heated. As a solid, matter has a fixed volume and shape … Continue reading

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