Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. Matter is all around you. You see it everyday. Some examples of matter are the student desk, the chair you sit in, your backpack, even liquids are matter. Even you are matter!
Now there are two types of matter there are pure substances and there is mixtures.
What is a Pure Substance
A pure substance is made up of one thing.
A pure substance is made up of one thing. A pure substance can either be an element or a compound. A element is one element. While a compound is made up of more than one type of element.