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.

bouyancy- the up word push on an object by the liquid (or gas) the object is placed.

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 magnets.

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

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

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

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

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