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Nature Of Matter #A

Nature Of Matter

What is accuracy? the quality of being near to the true value
What is boiling point? the temperature at which a liquid boils (rapidly changes from liquid to gas) at sea level
What is a compound? a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements
What is density? the mass of each unit of volume
What is freezing point? the temperature below which a liquid turns into a solid
What is a graduated cylinder? a calibrated container used to measure liquid volume
What is a homogeneous mixture? having parts that are not evenly blended, with easily distinguishable parts
What is kinetic theory? a scientific explanation that states that substances consist of small particles in random motion, vibrating, sliding, bouncing
What is mass? the amount of matter in an object
What is melting point? the temperature at which a solid changes to a liquid
What is a mixture? a substance consisting of two or more other substances blended together but not chemically combined
What is a Newton? a unit used to measure metric weight; a force imparting acceleration of 1m/sec/sec to 1 kilogram
What is precision? an observation made with great detail
What is a standard? a basis for comparison which conforms to a set measurement or value
What is temperature? the average kinetic energy of a substance
What is a unit? a single undivided whole standard used to make measurements
What is weight? the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity, using the SI unit Newton
Created by: joy_hurst