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matter

Anything that has mass or takes up space

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mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object

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volume

A measure of how much space an object takes up.

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weight

The force of gravity between earth and an object

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density

A measure of how tightly packed the matter in an object is

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conduct

The passing of heat through a material

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insulate

To prevent heat from passing through

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scientific measurement

A scientist measures mass in order to determine the amount of matter in an object

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balances

Are used to measure mass in metric units of grams and kilograms ( not pounds and ounces)

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fluid

A substance that continually flows under sheer stress

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resist

to withstand action or effect

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displace

to move from usual or proper place

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principle

a law or fact of nature that explains how something works or why something happens

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submerge

push under something

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neutral

a state in which power is equil, not positive or negative

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hover

to be in an undecided or uncertain state to remain floating over a place or object

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mold

to press into shape

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hull

the frame or body of a ship

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cavity

a hole or a hollow place

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Archemedis principle

explains buoancy + displacement

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evaporate

to change from a gas to a liquid

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condense

to change from a gas to a liquid

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melt

to change from a solid to a liquid

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water vapor

the gas state of water

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freeze

to change from a liquid to a solid