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1st semester vocab

Triple Beam Balance It measures the mass of an object.
Graduated Cylinder It is used for precise measurment of volume.
Flask It is used to hold liguids; ball park measurments.
Test Tube It is used to hold small amounts of liquids.
Petri Dish It is used to grow and view microorganisms.
Goggles A safety equipment protecting your eyes when working with heat, glass, or chemicals.
Element A substance that cannot be broken down into simpler pieces.
Atom The smallest particle into which an element can be divided and still have properties of that elemnt.
Nucleus The center of and atom; made up of protons and neutrons.
Proton A postively charged particle, located in the nucleus of an atom.
Neutron An electrically neutral particle that has the same mass as a proton and is found in an atom's nucleus.
Electron A negatively charged particle that exists in an elctron cloud formation around an atom's nucleus.
Electron Cloud The region surrounding the nucleus of an atom
Speed The distance traveled divided by the time needed to travel that distance.
Velocity The speed and direction of a moving body.
Acceleration The change in velocity divided by the amount of time needed for that change to take place.
Force A push or a pull.
Inertia The tendency of an object to resist a change in motion.
Friction The force that acts on an object and moves it in the opposite direction.
Mass The amount of matter in an object.
Created by: eunicechoi