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Science vocabulary

Science Vocabulary for Winter Wrap-Up

Fire-Extinguisher A device used to put out flames. Usually Specific for wood, electric or gas flames.
Graduated Cylinder A scientific tool used for measuring precise amounts of liquid.
Density The mount of matter per given amount of space.
Mass The amount of matter in an object.
Volume How much space something takes up.
Periodic Table A way of categorising elements based on increasing atomic number.
Precipitant A solid formed from two liquids being mixed together.
Atom A combination of protons neutrons and electrons.
Chemical Equation A way of depicting a chemical reaction.
5 Indicators of Chemical Change A solid Precipitate forms, Heat or light produced, Heat absorbed, Gas produced or Color changes.
Net Force When the total amount of force applied to an object equal zero.
Newton A measurement of force.
Newton's first law An object in motion will stay in motion, and an object at rest will at rest unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
Newton's second law Force is equivalent to mass multiplied by acceleration, and similarly, Acceleration is equivalent to force divided by mass.
Newton's third law Every action produces an equal but opposite reaction.
Velocity Speed in a given direction.
Acceleration Graph A graph in which the speed of an object is dependant on the time passed since the begging of observation.
Speed Graph. A graph in which the distance an object is from a point is dependant on the time passed since the beginning of observation.
Proton A Sub-atomic particle in the nucleus that determines the identity of an atom. Has a positive charge.
Electron A sub-atomic particle that orbits the nucleus in shells and determines the reactivity of an atom. Has a negative charge.
Created by: NFleischmann