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Mrs. Mandy's Scientific Definition List- Module #1

This is for all the people who are in Mrs. Mandy's physical Science class at Principia and dont want to get caught off gaurd in case we have an unexpected quiz. Enjoy! :) :D :p
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Atoms
The smallest chemical unit of matter in creation
Molecules
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with unique properties.
Elements
Substances that are made up of billions and billions and billions of the same atom
Compounds
substances that are made up of billions and billions and billions of the same molecule
Mixtures
substances that are made of many different substances combined
Units
units of measurement
Metric System
The system of standerd units
gram
The metric unit for:
MASS
Newton
The metric unit for:
WEIGHT
Slug
The english unit for:
MASS
Meter
The metric unit for:
DISTANCE
Foot
English unit for:
DISTANCE
Liter
Metric Unit for:
VOLUME
Seconds
The universal unit for:
HOW WE MEASURE TIME
Milli (m)
The prefix for:
MILIMETERS also means 0.001/one thousandth
Centi (c)
The prefix for:
CENTIMETER also means 0.01/one hundredth
Kilo (K)
The Prefix for:
KILOGRAM also means 1,000/one thousand
Concentration
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
Factor-Label Method
conversion method
Celsius
the temperature most scientists use when performing temperature measurements
Prefix Units
Different units we have so that we can measure multiple things both big and small. These units always have a connection to a base unit.