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Measuring Matter

8th Grade Matter

A measure of the force of gravity on an object is called... Weight
What is Mass? The measurement of the amount of matter in the object
Why do scientists perfer to describe matter by its mass rather than its weight? Unlike weight, mass does not change with location, even when the force of gravity on an object changes.
What system of units do scientists use to measure the properties of matter? International System of Units
The SI unit for mass is the.. grams
The amount of space that matter occupies is called its.. volume
List 3 common units of volume. Cubic centimeters, liter, and milliliter
What formula do you use to find the volume of a rectangular object? Length x Width x Height
Why does a kilogram of sand take up much less space then a kilogram of feathers? Because they have different desitys
What formula do you use to calculate the density of an object? D=m/v
If you drop a block of iron and a block of wood into water, the iron sinks and the wood floats. What can you conclude about the density of iron and wood compared to the density of water? The iron has a greater density then water and the wood has less density
Created by: Music1741