Properties of Matter

Mass-The amount of matter in an object.

Volume-Is the amount of space an object takes up.

Weight-A measure of the force of gravity between earth and an object.

Density-A measure of how tightly 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-To dissolve in water.

Magnetism-Attracted to a magnet.

State of Matter-Any of the forms matter can exist in.

Melting Point-The temperature at which a solid changes state in liquid.

Boiling Point-The temperature at which a liquid changes state into a solid.

Freezing Point-The temperature at which a liquid changes state into gas.

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