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A set of vocabulary words to review Physical properties and changes

Metal An element, usually solid with a shiny surface, that conducts electricity and thermal energy well, has high luster, is malleable
Metalloid An element that has some characteristics of both metals and nonmetals. Typically solids and somewhat metallic. Semi-conductors.
Nonmetals Elements that are not metals or metalloids and are mostly gases. Typically they have no luster and are brittle.
Physical Change Change that does not involve the generation of any new substances
Physical Property Characteristic of an object that can be observed without changing the identity of a substance
Overflow can An object used for measuring the volume of another object by liquid displacement
Brittle Easily broken
Displacement The volume displaced by a floating object
Ductility Capable of being pulled out into a thin wire
Malleable Property of an object describing the ease that it can be pounded into thin sheets
Conductivity The ability to conduct or transmit heat, electricity or sound
Density Amount of matter packed into an object, d=m/v
Luster The shine of a mineral
Brittle Easily broken
Displacement The volume displaced by a floating object
Created by: mrshintze
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