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Matter is always in the form of particles (atoms, molecules, etc.). For it to flow, the atoms have to move from one place to another. Energy can move from some matter to other matter without moving the matter. Example: an ice cube warming up but not yet melting has energy flowing into it, but matter is not flowing. When it starts to melt, matter (in the form of water molecules) flows out.

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