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The amount of space an object takes up is called its _______________________. volume
1 mL of water takes up 1 cubic centimeter of space and weighs…how much? 1 gram
If you drop a marble into a container and it sinks, it is because it is more ____________________ than the water. dense
On a Celsius thermometer, at what temp does water boil? 100
What property of matter is measured in cubic centimeters? Density
What is the density of air at sea level? .0013 g/cm3
Burning, rusting and baking are all examples of a substance changing, which is an example of a _______________________________________. chemical property
What is the volume of an object that is 2 cm long, 3 cm wide, and 2 cm tall? 12 cm3
What is the density of water? 1 g/cm3
What principle did Archimedes help to calculate? volume
True or False. Density of an object does NOT change no matter what the size of the object is. True
The amount of matter that makes up an object is it's _____________________________. mass
Knowledge based on observed facts and tested truths arranged in an orderly system is a definition of __________________________________. science
When placed in water, objects that have a density of lees than 1 g/cm3 will ______________________. float
The fact that paper can be burned is what type of property? chemical
The pull of gravity on an object determines the object's ______________________________. weight
If you fill a graduated cylinder with water up to 50 mL and drop an object in, the water will rise to 57 mL. What is the volume of the object? 7 mL
Why do you weigh less on the moon than you do on Earth? less gravity on the moon
Anything that has mass and occupies space (and cannot be created or destroyed) is ____________________________. matter
Hardness, texture, and color are all examples of what types of properties? physical
The measurement of how much mass is contained in a given volume is called density
The volume of an irregular object can be measured by submerging the object in water
How do you calculate the density of an object? Divide its mass by its volume
What is the density of an object that has a mass of 100 grams and a volume of 50 cubic centimeters? 2 g/cm3
Name 3 geometric objects with a formula for volume. cone, rectangular prism, sphere
The SI unit for mass is ____________________________. gram
The prefix milli- means _____________________. 1 thousandth

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