# Matter L2

The mass of an object does NOT change unless matter is… added to or removed from it.
The law of conservation of mass states that… the parts of an object will have the same total mass as the whole object.
The ________________ is the base unit of mass in the metric system. gram
The U.S. system of units uses ________________________ to measure weight. pounds (lbs.) and ounces (oz.)
Volume is the amount of _________________ that matter takes up. space
Volume is calculated by multiplying…. L x W X H (Length X Width X Height)
A measuring tool used to measure the volume of a liquid is a(n) graduated cylinder
A property is… a characteristic of an object- (for example: color, size, shape, texture, mass, density, magnetic, odor, taste)
gravity is… a force that attracts objects to the center of Earth
matter is… anything that takes up space and has mass
mass is… the amount of matter in an object
volume is… the amount of space that matter takes up
density is… the property that compares an object’s mass to its volume
repel is… to push away another object
law of conservation of mass the parts of an object will have the same total mass as the whole object
kilogram a unit used to measure mass

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