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.

a measure of how tightly packed matter is; the amount of mass contained in a given voume

Buoyancy- an 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- stuff that dissolves in water

Magnetism- attracts a magnet

States of Matter- any of the forms of matter can exist in

Melting Point- the temp. at which a solid changes to a liquid

Boiling Point- the temp. at which a liquid changes state into a gas

Freezing Point- the temp. at which a liquid changes back into a solid

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