Properties of Matter

Mass - the amount of matter in an object.

volume - the amount of space an object takes up.

weight - ( on Earth ) a measure of the force of gravity between Earth and an object.

density- a measure of how tightly packed matter is; the amount of mass contained in a given volume.

buoyancy - the upward push on an object by the liquid ( or gas ) the object is placed in.

conduct - allow heat or electricity to flow through readily.

insulate - not allow heat or electricity to flow through readily.

solubility - dissolves in water.

magnetism - attracts a magnet.

state of matter - any of the forms matter can exist in.

melting point - the temperature at which solid changes state into a liquid.

boiling point- the temperature at which a liquid changes state into a gas.

freezing point- the temperature at which a liquid changes state into a solid.

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