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EXPLORING CREATION THROUGH PHYSICAL SCIENCE: MODULE 1

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Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Physical Science
An area of science dealing with materials that are non-living
Molecules
2 or more atoms linked together to make a substance with unique properties
Elements
One of the basic substances that are made of 1 kind of atom
Compound
To form something by combining seperate things
Mixture
A combination of different things
Units
A particular amount of length used as a standard for measuring
Metric System
A decimal system of weights and measures
Mass
The amount of matter in an object
Gram
A metric unit of mass equal to 1/1000 of a kilogram
Newton
The unit of force in the meter-kilogram system
Slug
The gravitational unit of mass in the foot-pound-second system
Meter
The base unit of length in the metric system
Foot
A unit of measure equal to 12 inches
Liter
A metric unit used to measure volume
Second
The 60th part of a minute
Factor-Label Method
A factoral conversion method
Celsius
A temperature scale where the boiling point is 100 degrees and the freezing point is 0 degrees
Concentration
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
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