6th Grade Science - Mass, Volume & Density
Terms in this set (19)
What is a Physical Property
something that describes matter
Amount of matter in an object,
Anything that has mass and takes up space
4 Physical Properties of Matter
shape, color, volume, density
What unit do we use to measure mass?
How do we measure mass?
Amount of space occupied by an object
Abbrieviation for cubic centimeter
How do we find volume using the displacement method
Measure the water in a graduated cylinder then drop in the object and measure again. Subtract the two amounts and you have the volume of the object
1 millileter equals
1 cubic centimeter
abbreviation for millileter
mL or ml
How do we know that air has mass?
because we can weigh it
Formula for finding volume
L x W x H
Formula for finding mass
Density x Volume
Formula for finding density
Density = Mass/Volume
A ratio that compares the mass of an object to its volume OR how tightly packed the matter is within an object.
What is a cubic centimeter?
a cube which sides each measure 1 cm
When we use milliliter we are finding what?
The space or volume of an object