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matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
property
a characteristic of seomthing you could observe
buoyancy
the upward force of water, another liquid, or air that keeps things afloat
mass
the amount of matter making up an object
solid
a state of matter that has a definate shape and takes up a definate amount of space
liquid
a state of matter that takes up a definate amount of space but has no definate shape
gas
a state of matter that does not take up a definate amount of space and had no definate shape
metric system
a system of measurement based on units of 10
length
the number of units that fit along one edge of an object
volume
how much space an object takes up
area
a measurement that describes the number of unit squares that cover a surface
weight
the measure of the pull of gravity between an object and earth
density
the amount of matter in a given space
mass is anything tht takes up space and weight is the measure of the pull of gravity between an object
What is the difference between mass and weight
adding heat and energy causes the air particles inside the balloon to move about more quickly
Why does a hot air balloon stay afloat?
They are all matter.
How are solids liquids and gasses the same?
A solid's particles are packed tightly together and gases are spread apart.
How are solids liquids and gasses different?
Gas
What is helium an example of?
buoy
Give an example of buoyancy.
Shape and size
Name two properties of matter
solid, liquid and gas
Name three states of matter.
reduce , reuse and recycle
What are the most common ways of dealing with garbage.
water
Name a type of matter that can exist in all three states> (solid, liquid, gas)
reuse
When we take a plstic carton and use it as a watering can.
recycle
After we use something and it is made into something else