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5th grade Weight, Mass, Volume, Metric System, and Density

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weight
the measure of the pull of gravity on an object
mass
the amount of matter in an object. Tools including balance scales are used to measure this.
volume
the amount of space that matter take up.
volume of liquid
measured directly with a beaker or graduated cylinders
liters and milliliters
metric units of volume
formula for volume of an area
LxWxH (length times width times height)
metric system
a system of measurement based on multiples of 10
density
describes how much matter is in a given space or volume
density of a substance
measurement used to determine whether or not something will float