Matter of war
How it's going to work
About the states of matter
A solid forms from a liquid or gas because the energy of atoms decreases when the atoms take up a relatively ordered, three-dimensional structure.
An example of a solid would be something like a rock or tree stump.
Liquid takes on the shape of their container.
Liquids are subject to inter-molecular attraction.
An example of a liquid is something like water.
A pure gas may be made up of individual atoms