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18 Cards in this Set

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Anything that has mass and volume
the amount of space that something occupies or the amount of space something contains
What is a meniscus?
The curve at a liquid's surface by which you measure the volume of the liquid.
the amount of matter that something is made of

**It never changes**
a force of attraction between objects that is due to their masses
a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object, usually by the Earth
the SI unit of force
What is the SI unit of length?
the meter
What is the SI unit of weight?
What is the SI unit for volume?
What is the SI unit for temperature?
Kelvin, used to measure very cold temperatures
What number is the SI system based on?
Where was it developed?
the number 10

France, 1700s

Scientists easily share and compare scientific info.
What is density and how is it calculated?
It is the amount of matter in a given space.

equals mass divided by volume.
Physical Changes
a change that affects the physical properties of something or how it looks.
**easy to undo.
Chemical Changes
a change that occurs when one or more substances change into entirely new things
**cannot be reversed by physical means
physical properties
a property that can be observed without changing the identity of the substance.
What do you call the idea that objects in motion want to stay in motion and objects at rest want to stay at rest?
Chemical Properties
A property of matter that describes a substance based on its ability to change into a new substance with different properties.