17 terms

Binder 2 Vocabulary

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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