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# Unit 6: Matter

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What is matter? Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space.
What is mass? Mass is the amount of material that an object has in it.
What is volume? Volume is the amount of space that matter takes up.
What is a physical property of matter? A physical property of matter is something that can be observed and tells yo what the matter is like.
Give an example of a physical property of matter? color, size, shape, mass, volume
What are the three states of matter? solid, liquid, gas
A solid has a definite __________ and __________- shape and volume
In a solid, the particles are _________ and _______ close together and don't move from place to place
A liquid has a definite _____________ but does not have a definite __________ volume, shape
In a liquid, particles _______ past each other slide
Particles in a solid move __________ than particles in a gas slower
A gas does not have a definite _________ or _________ volume, shape
In a gas, the particles take the shape and volume of its ____________ container
What is a mixture? 2 or more substances are mixed together and can easily be separated
What is a substance? when one substance spreads evenly throughout another substance
Length measures the ___________ between 2 points distance
What are customary units for length? inches, feet, yards, miles
What are metric units for length? meter, centimeter, kilometer, millimeter
What is the formula for volume? length x width x height
Name 2 units for measuring volume cubic meter and liter
Describe how to use a graduated cylinder to find volume 1) Fill with water and measure the volume 2) drop in the object 3) measure the new volume 4) subtract
What is the basic unit for measuring matter? gram
What do scientists to find mass? balance scale
What is density? how much mass is in a certain volume
An object with greater density ________ sinks
An object with less density ______ floats
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