Science Flashcards

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Mass

a measure of the amount of matter in an object. This is not the same as weight.

Volume

the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by a liquid, solid, or gas.

Solid

a state of matter where particles’ shape and volume are relatively stable

Texture

the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance.

Sheen

a quality of things that are shiny

Opaque

Not able to see through

Transparent

light can pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly seen

Graduated Cylinder

laboratory equipment used to measure the volume of a liquid

Meniscus

the curve in the upper surface of a liquid close to the surface of the container or another object, caused by surface tension.

Substance

a type of matter with uniform properties, no matter where the substance is cut, each part of the substance is exactly the same.

Solution

a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances. It may exist in any phase. It consists of a solute and a solvent.

Solubility

a chemical property referring to the ability for a given substance, the solute, to dissolve in a solvent.

Saturated Substance

a solution that is unable to absorb or dissolve any more of a solute at a given temperature and pressure

Crystals

a solid material whose atoms, molecules, or ions are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure