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Unit 3/Lesson 1: Denisty
Focus on Physical Science Textbook
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Physics
03/22/2012

Term
 Density can be used to determine:___________________
Definition
 ...the identify of unknown materials.
Term
 Matter
Definition
 Atoms/molecules that contain mass.
Term
 What determines density?
Definition
 The number of particles packed into a given volume.
Term
 Density equation
Definition
 Density = mass/volume
Term
 Grams
Definition
 The standard unit of weight when calculating density.
Term
 Cubic centimeter.
Definition
 The standard unit of volume when calculating density.
Term
 The three states of matter.
Definition
 Gas, liquid, solid.
Term
 0.92 g/cm^2
Definition
 The density of ice.
Term
 1.0 g/cm^2
Definition
 The density of water.
Term
 0.00129 g/cm^2
Definition
 Density of air.
Term
 2.70 g/cm^2
Definition
 Density of aluminum.
Term
 19.28 g/cm^2
Definition
 Density of gold.
Term
 0.92 g/cm^2
Definition
 Density of cooking oil.
Term
 0.00009 g/cm^2
Definition
 Density of hydrogen.
Term
 0.00009 g/cm^2
Definition
 Density of hydrogen.
Term
 10.49 g/cm^2
Definition
 Density of silver.
Term
 Water is...
Definition
 ...the standard unit of density (1.0 g/cm^2)
Term
 Two variables that affect density:
Definition
 Mass of the particles and distance between them.
Term
 The greater the distance between particles...
Definition
 ...the lower the density will be.
Term
Definition
 The tool one uses to measure volume.
Term
 Balance scale.
Definition
 The tool used to measure mass.
Term
 Formula for calculating the volume of a rectangular solid.
Definition
 Volume (g/cm^2) = length x width x height.
Term
 Displacement method.
Definition
 The way a scientist can measure the volume of an irregularly-shaped object.
Term
 Physical property.
Definition
 A quality of any matter that can be measured without changing the composition of the matter.
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