Amorphous Solid: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT an example of an amorphous solid in chemistry?

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1. Which of the following best defines a material that is classified as an amorphous solid?

2. Solids are states of matter defined by shape and volume. What are the two types of solids?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to analyze your comprehension of amorphous solids. For this quiz and worksheet, you will need to know the types of amorphous solids and how they are classified.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess you on:

  • Classifying different types of solids
  • Identifying properties that signify bond strength in molecules
  • The difference between intermolecular force and covalent bonding

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about amorphous solids in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding solid states of matter and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the main phrase, amorphous solid
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as covalent bonding and intermolecular force

Additional Learning

The associated lesson called, Amorphous Solid: Definition & Examples, will help you learn more about amorphous solids. These objectives are covered:

  • Define solid
  • Analyze examples of amorphous solids
  • Understand covalent bonds