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Physical Science

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TermDefinition
Position The location of an object.
Varible A condition or factor that changes an investigation so the effects can be observed.
Motion Movement of an object.
Pull A force that moves something closer.
Friction The force that resists motion when two substances rub against each other.
Force A push or pull that causes an object to move,stop,or change direction.
Push A force that moves something away.
electrical energy produced by the movement of particals
Magetism A pulling force of a magnet.
Work What occurs when forces move an object over a distance
microscope A tool that uses a collection of lenses to magnify small objects.
computer A tool uses to research concepts in science.
metric ruler An instrument used to measure distance or length.
calculator A tool to add or subtract math problems in science.
balences An instrument used to measure an objects mass.
plastic beaker An instrument used to heat liquids for scientific experiments.
mirror A tool used to investigate reflection.
hand lens A hand held tool that magnifies objects.
graduated cylinder A device used to measure liquids accurately.
solid Definite shape and definite volume.
buoyancy The ability to float.
relative density Determines whether one substance will sink in another.
buoyancy the ability to float
luster property of an object that makes it attract to iron
air resistant a force that opposes through the motion of an object through the air
frequency a measure of the number of waves that pass a point in a second
pitch is the highness or lowness of a sound
state describe an object as a solid,liquid or gas
series circut an electric circuit in which electric charges have only one pth to follow
relative density determines weather one substance will sink or float in another
texture property used to describe how something feels
luster property used to describe how something shines
volume the amount of space taken by an object
magnetism property of an object that makes it attract to iron
ice the solid state of water
water vapor the gas state of water
condensation the change in the state of water from water vapor to a liquid
heat and temperature two factors that effect how quickly water evaporates
0 degrees Celsius the temperature water freezes in Celsius
32 degrees Fahrenheit the temperature at which water freezes in Fahrenheit
100 degrees Celsius the temperature at which water boils in Celsius
212 degrees Fahrenheit the temperature in which water boils in Fahrenheit
Cracks in rocks and water bottle expanding example of water expansion
temperature the measure of how fast atoms in an object are moving
mixture some thing mixed with another that can be easily taken apart
solutions a mixture that cannot be easliy tooken apart
relative density determines whether one substance will sink or float in another
conduct electricity the ability to allow electricity to flow through it
variable a condition or factor that changes in an investigation so the effects can be observed
ice the solid state of water
celsius thermometer an instrument used to measure the temperature of air and liquid
insulate / conduct thermal energy conduct thermal energy passes through thermal . Thermal energy stays in place
force A push or pull that causes an object to move, stop, or change direction
position the location of an object
friction the force that resists motion when two surfaces rub against each other
motion movement of an object
texture how something feels
lenses a piece glass used for refracting light
experiment a test conducted to discover something
atoms tiny particles that makes up matter
electricity energy created by charged particles
temperature the measure of how fast atoms in an object are moving
temperature decreases when atoms slow down temperature will decreases
light any for of energy that can be seen
condensation the change in the state of water from water vapor to liquid
luster property used to describe how an object shines in the light
matter takes up space and has weight
a gas the state of matter that has no definite volume or shape
current the flow of electricity through a conductor
convex a transparent piece of glass or plastic used for reflecting light
solar energy produced by the sun
magnetism The ability to attract to iron,nickle or cobalt.
solubility The ability of a substance to the dissolve when mixed with another substance.
volume The amount of space something takes up.
mass The amount of matter /stuff in a substance.
mixtures A mixture in with two or more substances dissolve in another.
air resistance a force that opposes the motion of an object through the air
experiment a test conducted to discover something
pulley a simple machine made of a rope or chain and a grooved wheel
work what occurs when forces move an object over a distance
gravity a force that pulls objects towards each other
magnetism the pulling force of a magnet
pull a force that moves something closer
push a force that moves something away
buoyancy the ability to float
mass the amount of matter / stuff in a substance
volume the amount of space something takes up
solubility the ability of a substance to dissolve when mixed with substance
Hand lens A hand held tool that magnifies objects
Safety goggles Eye wear that protects against splashes
Clock A tool that measures time ex: seconds and hours
Gloves Protect covering for your hands.
Notebooks To organize, review and reinforce skills learned in science
Triple beam balance An instrument used to measure an objects mass.
Meter stick An instrument used to measure distance or length
Prism A tool to show color spectrum.
Magnet A piece of stone, ore, or material that attrackts iron or steel
Material to support observation of habitats such as aquariums and terrariums. Habitats for fish, snails, plants, ect.
Timing Device Time experiments
Hot Plate Heating device used in experiments
Plastic beaker an instrument used to heat liquids for scientific experiments
Computer A tool used to research concepts in science
temperature increases when atoms speed up temperature will...
temperature decreases when atoms slow down temperature will...
solids will melt when a solid changes to a liquid
water will expand what water does when it frezees
atoms tiny particles that make up matter
matter takes up space and has weight
mass an the amount of matter in an object
grams milligrams kilograms the UNIT of measure of mass
liters,milliliters,kiloliters the UNIT of measure used to measure volume
a balance or triple beam balance a TOOL used to measure mass
fog or steam example of water vapor
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