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Scientific Inquiry

TermDefinition
Calibration the action or process of calibrating an instrument or experimental readings.
Graduated successfully complete an academic degree, course of training, or high school.
Accuracy How close a particular measurement is to the correct value
Precision the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate
International System of Measurement international decimal system of weights and measures derived from and extending the metric system of units
Liquid having a consistency like that of water or oil, i.e., flowing freely but of constant volume.
Mass a coherent, typically large body of matter with no definite shape.
Matter physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spirit; (in physics) that which occupies space and possesses rest mass, especially as distinct from energy.
Meniscus the curved upper surface of a liquid in a tube.
Volume a book forming part of a work or series.
Weight a body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it, giving rise to a downward force; the heaviness of a person or thing.
Unit an individual thing or person regarded as single and complete but which can also form an individual component of a larger or more complex whole.
Newton A Unit of Measurement One newton is equal to the force needed to accelerate a mass of one kilogram one meter per second per second.
Triple Beam Balance The Triple Beam Balance is a typical mechanical balance. It has a beam which is supported by a fulcrum. On one side is a pan on which the object is placed.
condensation point temperature at which a gas to turn liquid
conductor a material that does allow electricity or heat to pass through easily
density an object’s mass compared to its volume. Mass divided by volume is density
deposition a gas changing into a solid without changing into a liquid
ductile able to be pulled into long, thin wires
flexible able to bend without breaking
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