5.P.2.2/5.P.2.3 :: Matter

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matter
Anything that has mass and volume (takes up space)
quantitative
data that is measured/counted and written down with numbers
qualitative
Data in the form of words & descriptions
solid
A state of matter that has a definite shape and volume
liquid
A state of matter that has a definite volume but no definite shape.
gas
A state of matter with no definite shape or volume
mass
A measure of how much matter is in an object; measured in grams
volume
The amount of space matter takes up, usually measures a liquid
weight
A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; measured in pounds or newtons
boiling point
The temperature at which a liquid changes to a gas
melting point
The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid
physical property
a characteristic of matter that you can observe or measure without changing the identity of the matter
chemical property
A characteristic of a pure substance that describes its ability to change into a different substance
physical change
A change of matter from one form to another (solid, liquid, or gas) without a change in chemical properties.
chemical change
A change in matter that produces one or more new substances
Law of Conservation of Mass
Matter is not created nor destroyed in any chemical or physical change
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