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Archimedes' Principle
the physical law that states that an object is pushed upward by a force equal to the weight of fluid it displaces
Buoyant Force
an upward force created by the fluid that is displaced by an object
Density
The amount of matter per unit volume
measured in grams per milliliter (g/ml)
density
displace
to push out of the way
mass
the amount of matter (the stuff) in an object
m
the symbol for mass
weight
depends on the gravity of the planet you are on
volume
the amount of space an object occupies or takes up
V
the symbol for volume
Volume = width
length
height
the volume of a boat with straight sides and a rectangular base
weight
the greater the mass of the object is, the more it weighs
graduated cylinder
scientific tool used to measure liquids
mL
symbol for milliliter
g
symbol for gram
cm
symbol for centimeter
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