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Matter

Vocabulary words

TermDefinition
The ______ ______ is a measurement system based on the number 10. Metric System
_______ is a measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume. Density.
Modern scientists use a version of the metric system called the International System of Units, or __. SI.
____ is the measure of the amount of matter in an object. Mass.
Unlike mass, ______ is a measure of the force of gravity acting on an object. Weight.
______ is the amount of space an object or substance takes up. Volume.
Matter that keeps its own shape Solid
Anything that takes up space Matter
Matter that spreads out in all directions Gas
Matter that takes the shape of the container Liquid
The amount of matter in a object Mass
A liquid turns into a solid Freezing point
A solid turns into liquid Melting point
A liquid turns into gas Boiling point
No definite shape or volume Liquids
Definite shape but has no definite volume Solids
Based on the number 10 and this is the system that is used by scientist use all over the world Metric System
Mass/volume how much matter an object contains in a given amount of space Density
The amount of space an object takes up Volume
The amount of matter a object takes up Volume
The method used to measure the volume of an irregularly shaped object Water Displacement
Gravitational pull Weight
Ability to flatten into a sheet Malleabile
Ability to be stretched into a wire Ductile
Temperature where a solid turns into a liquid Melting point
Temperature where a liquid turns into a gas Boiling point
Shiny, good conductors, malleable, ductility Metal
Anything that has mass and takes up space Matter
Like both metal and non metal, shiny, malleable, semi-conductors Metalloid
Poor conductors, mostly gases, dull non-metal Non-Metals
Form in which atoms, or particles, are arranged and move, such as solids, liquids, or gases State of Matter
Attraction to magnets Magnetism
Measurement tool that uses sliders to find an objects mass Triple Beam Balance
Measurement tool to find the volume of irregular shaped objects Graduated Cylinder
To check, adjust, or measure exactly; to put the measuring marks on a scale or other similar device. Calibrate
An instrument for determining mass). Triple beam balance
To rest on or at the surface of a fluid. Float: Density less than 1.00
The process by which an object pushes aside the liquid in which it is placed. Displacement
Unit of mass in the metric system. Gram
A measurement of the force of gravity acting on an object. Weight
Mass per unit of volume of a substance; mass / volume. Density
Packed closely together. Dense
The amount of matter in an object. Mass
The slightly curved surface line of a fluid in a container. Meniscus
To put under water or another fluid. Submerge: Density greater that 1.00
The amount of space that an object takes up. Volume
The buoyant force acting on an object is equal to the weight of the fluid that object displaces. Archimedes' Principle
Unit for measuring solid volume Cubic centimeters
Unit for measuring mass Grams
Unit for measuring liquid volume Milliliters
Units for measuring density Grams per cubic centimeter
a thousand: 1000 mm = 1 meter milli
multiplication by one thousand: 1000 m = 1 kilometer Kilo
one tenth: 10 dm = 1 meter deci
hundred: 100 cm = 1 meter Centi
Keeps out heat or an electric charge Insulator
The appearance and feel of a surface Texture
Can be formed into a wire Ductile
Can be hammered into a sheet or other form Malleable
Conducts heat or an electric charge Conductor
What color does it leave behind Streak
Shiny Luster
Solid, Liquid, Gas or Plasma State of Matter
Breaks easily Brittle
The formula used to calculate the volume of regular items. LxWxH
Units used for density g/ml or g/cubic centimeters
The formula used to calculate density M/V M/V
Measure of how closely the matter is compacted together. Density
Used to calculate the volume of irregular objects. Archimedes Principle
Units used for volum milliliters or cubic centimeters
Created by: Jerry.Reese23