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Properties of Matter

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In what ways does matter change state? Solid, Liquid, Gas
Why does matter change state? Because heat is added.
What state of matter has a definite shape and a definite volume and is tightly packed? Solid
What state of matter has a definite volume but no definite shape and its molecules flow past each other? Liquid
What state of matter has no definite volume and no definite shape and its molecules bounce around freely? Gas
What is temperature? How hot or cold something is
What is the unit of measurement for measuring temperature? degrees Celsius
What tool would you use to test the temperature of an object? A thermometer
How would you measure the mass of an object or substance? with a balance scale
What unit of measurement is used to measure mass? grams (g), kilograms (kg)
What property are you measuring when you use a ruler or meter stick? length or distance (mm, cm, m, km)
What tool is used to measure the volume of a substance or irregularly shaped object? graduated cylinder
What unit of measurement is used to measure volume of a liquid? milliliters (mL), liters (L)
How can we determine if an object is more dense or less dense than water? by whether it sinks or floats
How can we determine if an object is magnetic or not? by touching object to a magnet to see if it is attracted to it
Why is knowing and understanding the physical properties of matter important? to classify, or sort, matter into groups
What are some ways physical properties of matter can be described? color, shape, size, texture, hardness, luster, state of matter (solid, liquid, gas), relative density, volume, mass, length, temperature, magnetism, solubility, conductivity
How can we observe physical properties of matter? by using our five senses (seeing, hearing, touching, tasting, smelling)
What do we need to measure relative density? water
Created by: ediehagler