The Properties of Matter
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What has mass and takes up space?
What is the amount of space an object has called?
To measure volume with a graduated cylinder, look at the bottom of the _________.
How do you find the volume of a regular solid?
Multiply length, width, and height.
How do you find the volume of an irregular solid?
Measure the amount of water that the object displaces.
Once cubic centimeter is equal to one _________.
What is mass?
The amount of matter an object has.
What is a measurement of gravitational force?
What is the force that keeps objects from floating into space?
What is true about the weight of an object?
Weight depends on location in the universe.
What is true about the mass of an object
Mass is always the same.
What is the SI unit for mass?
What is the SI unit for weight?
What is the tendency of an object to resist changes in motion called?
What will cause changes in the motion of objects?
An outside force
What is physical property?
Characteristics of an object that can be observed without changing the object's identity.
What is an example of ductility?
Copper pulled into thin wires.
What is an example of state?
An ice cube made of solid water.
What is an example of malleability?
Aluminum flattened into thin sheets.
What is an example of thermal conductivity?
A foam cup protecting your hand from a hot drink.
What is an example of solubility?
Flavored drink mix dissolving in water.
What is an example of odor?
A rose smelling sweet.
Which physical property describes the relationship between mass and volume?
What causes different liquids to form layers when they are poured into a container?
The differences in density.
What is a physical change?
Any change in matter that changes only its physical form.
All changes that cause a change of ___________ are considered physical changes.
When silver is molded into a pendant, its __________ is the same.
Burning would be considered as a _____________________ change.
Bending, dissolving, and melting would be considered as a ______________________ change.
What is a chemical property?
A property of matter that describes its ability to change into entirely new substances.
The ability of a substance to burn is a chemical property known as?
Something that can't burn has the property of?
The ability of two or more substances to join together to form new substances is a chemical property called?
What do physical changes NOT change?
The identity of the matter.
What makes chemical properties so hard to observe?
You can't see them until they produce new materials.
What is true about characteristic properties of matter?
They can be physical properties as well as chemical properties.
What describes which changes are possible for a substance?
What is the process by which substances actually change into new substances?
Why are chemical changes difficult to reverse?
They change the identity of matter and they involve changes in composition.
What is the type of matter that makes up an object and the way it is arranged?
The composition of the object.
Why does a physical change differ from a chemical change?
The composition of the matter is unchanged.
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