• Collect the following articles— a pen, a book, a needle and a piece of wooden stick.
• Sketch the shape of the above articles in your notebook by moving a pencil around them.
• Do all these have a definite shape, distinct boundaries and a fixed volume?
• What happens if they are hammered, pulled or dropped?
• Are these capable of diffusing into each other?
• Try compressing them by applying force. Are you able to compress them?
NCERT Class 9th Science Ch 1 Matter in Our Surroundings