Intro to Matter

 

 

Matter

 

 

anything that has mass and takes up space

 

 

Mass

 

 

a measure of the amount of matter in an object

 

 

Volume

 

 

a measurement of the size of a body or reigon in 3-D space

 

 

Weight

 

a measure of gravitational force exerted on an object; its value can change with the location of the object in the universe

 

 

Inertia

 

the tendency of an object to resist being moved or, if the object is moving to, resist a change in speed or direction until an outside force acts on the object

 

 

meniscus

 

 

the curve at a liquid’s surface by which one measured the volume of the liquid.

 

 

  Physical Property

 

a characteristic of a substnce that does not involve a chemical change,such as density, color, or hardness

 

 

Density

 

 

the ratio of mass of a substance to the volume of the substance

 

 

Physical Change

 

 

a change of matter from one form to another without a change in chemical properties

 

 

Chemical Property

 

a property of matter that discribes a substance’s ability to participate in chemical reactions

 

 

chemical change

a change that occurs when one or more substances change into entierly diffrent substances with diffrent properties

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