Properties of Matter

MASS........The amount of matter in an object.

VOLUME..........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 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...........Can dissolve in water.

MAGNETISM...........Attracts a magnet.

STATE OF MATTER..........Any of the forms matter can exist in.

MELTING POINT..........The temperature at which a liquid changes state into a gas.

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 liquid.

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