# Earth Science 1 (Measurements/Topographic Maps)

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balance

gram

### Mass refers to the _______?_______.

amount of matter in an object

with a scale

Newton

weight

### What would the density of object A be if it had a mass of 99 grams and a volume of 33 mL?

3 centimeters cubed

### What is volume?

the amount of space an object takes up

### How is volume measured?

by using a graduated cylinder

### Name 3 base units for volume.

mililiter, liter, or centimeter cubed

### How would you find the volume of an oddly shaped object?

by using the graduated cylinder method

### What is density?

the relationship between mass and volume

meter

east, west

north, south

north, south

east, west

### What kind of map shows you the elevation of an area?

a topographic map

contour interval

a contour line

### How would you calculate the contour interval of a map?

count the lines between the two index contours, subtract the elevation of one index contour from the other, and divide

### What does it mean when two contour lines are very close together?

the area is fairly steep

flat

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