NAME: ……………………………………

STATES OF MATTER

CLASS: 8

ACTIVITY 1

Answer the following
(1) State the processes;
A.________________________
B. ________________________
C. ________________________
D. ________________________
E. ________________________
F. ________________________

LIQUID

SOLID

GAS

(2) Use the data in the table below to answer the following questions.
(Consider the room temperature as 25°C)
Name of substance
Argon
Petrol
Helium
Carbon dioxide
Benz amide

Melting point/oC
-189
-40
-270
Sublimes at -78
132

Boiling point/oC
-186
62
-269
290

(a) Draw the arrangement of particles of the following substances at room temperature and pressure.

Argon

Benz amide

Petrol

(b) Define the terms melting point and boiling point.
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(c) Explain in terms of kinetic particle theory, what happens when a solid melts to form a liquid
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(d) On the grid below, sketch the heating curve for petrol.

Complete the crossword puzzle
DOWN
1 The change in state of matter when ethanol
vapor changes to ethanol liquid
2

The change in state of matter when water
changes to ice

5

The type energy particles gain on heating

6

The temperature at which ice start to melt

7

The force of attraction between the particles are
negligible

8

Have a fixed volume but no definite shape

ACROSS
3 The exact temperature at which a pure liquid
changes to a gas
4

Anything that has a mass and occupies space

9

The change in state of matter from a liquid to a gas
below the boiling point

10

Particles can only vibrate in fixed position

11

An example of a substance that undergoes
sublimation

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