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1 Introductory Vocabulary Quiz

2 the temperature scale on which zero is the temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter

3 KELVIN SCALE

4 the interval between two events

5 TIME

6 basic SI unit of volume; equals 1,000 mL

7 LITER

8 the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes

9 CHEMISTRY

10 the measurement of how much mass of a substance is contained in a given volume

11 DENSITY

12 basic SI unit of length

13 METER

14 A possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to a scientific question; must be testable

15 HYPOTHESIS

16 prefix meaning 0.01; 1/100

17 CENTI-

18 the one factor that a scientist changes during an experiment; also called the manipulated variable

19 INDEPENDENT VARIABLE

20 An experiment in which all variables except one are kept constant

21 CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT

22 a measure of how much matter is in an object; the SI unit is the kilogram

23 MASS

24 The amount of space that matter occupies

25 VOLUME

26 the factor that changes as a result of changes to the manipulated (or independent) variable in an experiment; also called responding variable

27 DEPENDENT VARIABLE

28 prefix meaning 1/1000 or 0.001

29 MILLI-

30 the SI unit for time

31 SECOND

32 in an experiment, a standard for comparison that is often needed to draw a meaningful conclusion

33 CONTROL

34 a measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles that make up a sample of matter

35 TEMPERATURE

36 a measure of the force of gravity on an object

37 WEIGHT

38 The temperature scale on which zero and 100 are the temperatures at which water freezes and boils

39 CELSIUS SCALE

40 anything that has mass and occupies space

41 MATTER


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