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the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes
the study of the composition of matter and the changes that matter undergoes


any substance that has a defined composition


a summary of the results of the experiment and a statement of how the results relate to the hypothesis


information gathered from observations


an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or observations and that can be tested


a summary of many experimental results and observations; a law tells how things work


the amount of matter in an object


objects that of which have mass and occupies space


a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work

Scientific Method

a series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions


well tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations
A supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, esp. one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained


any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange


the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object


a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object

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