Knipp – Chapters 1-3

kilo-
prefix for 1000
hecto-
prefix for 100
deca-
prefix for 10
deci-
prefix for 1/10
centi-
prefix for 1/100
mega-
prefix for 1,000,000
micro-
prefix for 1/1,000,000
triple-beam balance scale
instrument for measuring mass
graduated cylinder
instrument for measuring volume of a liquid
meter stick
instrument for measuring distance or length
meter
SI unit for length
liter
SI unit for volume
density
mass divided by volume
matter
anything that takes up space and has mass
mass
the amount of matter in an object
chemistry
the study of the properties of matter and how it changes
atom
the smallest part of an element that still has the characteristics of that element
element
substance made up of only one type of atom
compound
made up of two or more different elements chemically combined
compound
made up of two or more different elements chemically combined
molecule
smallest part of a compound that still has the characteristics of that compound
chemical bond
energy needed to hold two atoms together
mixture
two or more substances combined physically
solid
state of matter with a definite shape
liquid
state of matter with a definite density but no definite shape
gas
state of matter with no definite shape or density
sublimation
solid changing directly to a gas
melting
solid changing to a liquid
freezing
liquid changing to a solid
condensing
gas changing to a liquid
boiling
liquid changing to a gas
quantitative data
data made up of numbers
qualitative data
data made up of subjective observations
control
that part of an experiment that stays the same
variable
that part of an experiment that is changed
weight
the effect of gravity on mass
thermometer
instrument used to measure temperature
celsius scale
SI scale for temperature
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