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1st Semester Vocab

Graduated Cylinder A piece of laboratory equipment used to measure the volume of a liquid.
Triple Beam Balance It measures mass of a given object.
Waft pass or cause to pass a smell easily or gently through or as if through the air.
Scientific Method A process of steps taken to help keep track or help correct any mistakes.
Mass Mass is a body of matter.
Density Density is the the degree of compactness of a substance.
Chemical change A change that produces a new substance.
Physical change A physical change changes with energy and states of matter.
Proton The positive charge in the nucleus which also defines the element.
Neutron The neutron has no charge and is located in the nucleus. Different number makes an isotope.
Electron The electron has a negative charge and is located in the electron cloud.
Balanced Force Having no charge in the movement of an object.
Unbalanced Force Produces a change of the motion of an object.
Force Force is a push or pull.
Direction Something that is moving/facing.
Acceleration The change in speed or velocity.
Velocity An object's speed and direction.
Speed How fast something is going.
Newton's 1st Law An object in motion/rest will stay in motion/rest until acted on by an unbalanced force.
Newton's 2nd Law The acceleration of an object directly depends on the force put onto the object and the mass of the object.
Newton's 3rd Law For every action there is an equal but opposite force.
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