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Density

the mass per unit volume of a material

Mass

the measurement of the quantity of matter in an object

Matter

anything that mass and takes up

Standard

something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison; an approved model.

SI

international system of units ; inculdes metrics

Volume

a book forming part of a work or series.

Scientific

Methods the steps a scientist follows when performing an investigation

Hypothesis

an explanation for a question or a problem that can be tested

Experiment

an investigation that test a hypothesis by collecting information under controlled conditions

Variable

a quantity that can have more than a single value

Dependent Variable

the condition in an experiment that results from the changes made to the independent variable

Independent Variable

in an experiment the condition that is tested

Constant

a condition in an experiment that does not change

Control

a standard in a experiment against which the results are compared

Biase

what is expected changes how the results are viewed

Model

anything that represents an idea event or object to improve understanding

Theory

an explanation that is supported by a large body

Scientific Law

a phenomenon of nature that has been proven to invariably occur whenever certain conditions exist or are met