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sinfantinoPLUS

Apply an equation to determine the density of an object based on its mass and volume.

MATTER

is anything that has MASS and VOLUME

MASS

refers to the amount of MATTER something contains

WEIGHT

is the measure of the force of GRAVITY acting on a mass

If gravity would increase, ________ would also increase.

WEIGHT

a tool used measure MASS

triple beam BALANCE

1 gram = _______ milligrams

1000

How do you find the MASS of a liquid?

1) Find the mass of the empty container.

2) Find the mass of the container with the liquid.

3) subtract the mass of empty container from the mass of the container with the liquid.

4) The result is the mass of the liquid.

2) Find the mass of the container with the liquid.

3) subtract the mass of empty container from the mass of the container with the liquid.

4) The result is the mass of the liquid.

VOLUME

a measure of the space matter takes up

a tool used to measure liquid volume

graduated cylinder

MENISCUS

a curve of a liquid

1000 grams = _____ kilograms

1

a method used to find the VOLUME of a regular-shaped solid

Length x Width x Height

(units of measure: centimeters cubed)

(units of measure: centimeters cubed)

a tool used to find the VOLUME of regular-shaped solids

ruler

a method used to find the VOLUME of a irregular-shaped solid

WATER DISPLACEMENT

What are steps of the WATER DISPLACEMENT method?

1) Pour water into graduated cylinder. Note volume of water.

2) drop object in water. Note volume of water.

3) Subtract the two volumes.

4) Result is objects volume in milliliters (mL)

2) drop object in water. Note volume of water.

3) Subtract the two volumes.

4) Result is objects volume in milliliters (mL)

DENSITY

is the amount of MASS in a certain VOLUME of matter

the formula for DENSITY

DENSITY equals MASS divided by VOLUME (D=m/v).

The SLASH means _____ in a density label.

per

Objects with density less than the liquid they are in will _____ .

float

Objects with density greater than the liquid they are in will _____ .

sink

The density of water is _____ .

1 g/mL

Gases less dense than regular air will _____ .

rise into the sky

Cold air is __________ than warm air.

denser

A substance has a mass of 25 grams and a volume of 5 ml. What is its DENSITY?

5 g/ml

A substance has a volume of 28 ml and a mass of 56 grams. What is its DENSITY?

2 g/ml