17 terms

Mass

The amount of matter in a object.

Triple Beam Balance

An instrument to find the mass of objects.

Volume

The amount of space an object takes up.

Liter

The base unit of volume in the metric system.

Density

The amount of matter in a given space or volume.

Buoyancy

The upward force that keeps things afloat.

Displacement

Water is moved "out of the way" by an object when it is placed into water.

Positive Buoyancy

The buoyant force is greater than the force of the object, and the object floats.

Neutral Buoyancy

The buoyant force and the force of the object are equal.

1 kilogram=

10 hectograms

Gram

The base unit of mass in the metric system.

Graduated Cylinder

The instrument used to find liquid volume.

Meniscus

The curve at the top of a liquid in a cylinder.

Kilogram

Kg

Density Formula

mass/volume

Mass formula

volume x density

Volume Formula

mass/density