Can energy be released when matter changes?


Can energy be released when matter changes?


Matter is anything that exists in the universe. It can be as large as stars and as small as a single atom. There are three general types of changes: physical changes, chemical changes, and nuclear changes.

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Yes, energy can be released when matter changes.

In physical changes, such as phase changes, energy is released when changing from a higher energy...

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Phase Changes of Matter: Types & Examples


Chapter 7 / Lesson 14

Matter changes phases when it transforms from one state to another, such as from a liquid into a gas. Explore the definition, types, and examples of phase changes of matter. Understand how to define matter, and recognize that matter can experience up to eight phase changes, including condensation, sublimation, and ionization.

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