Volume Vocab

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area

the measurement of a flat surface (L x W)

volume

the measurement of the amount of space taken up by something with three dimensions (L x W x H)

displaced volume

the amount of liquid that is moved from one place to another

ballast

the material a container holds which helps balance the container

submerge

to be completely below the surface / can be anywhere from the top to the bottom (use totally or partially to describe the position)

density

how tightly packed the material in a substance is

mass

the measure of the amount of material that something is made up of

subsurface

anywhere below the surface before it is submerged

relationship

when two or more things have something in common

x axis

the line running left to right on a graph

y axis

the line running top to bottom on a graph

mean

the average of a set of data

buoyancy

the ability to float

gram

a unit of measurement when using the balance

universal explanation

an answer that works all the time

anomaly

when you think you know the answer and something different happens

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