Chapter 13 Matter

Matter

Anything that has mass and takes up space

volume

The amount of space an object takes up

weight

A measure of the force of gravity on an object

Density

mass/volume

physical property

a quality or condition of a substance that can be observed or measured without changing the substance's composition

chemical property

a property of matter that describes a substance's ability to participate in chemical reactions

Condensation

The change of state from a gas to a liquid

boiling point

The temperature at which a liquid changes to a gas

freezing point

the temperature at which a liquid changes to a solid

spring scale

tool used to measure weight

balance scale

tool used to measure mass