Science Vocabulary 1

  1. evidence
    data to support a statement, hypotthesis or point of veiw
  2. hazardous materials
    any solid, liquid or gas that can harm people or other living organisms, property or the environment
  3. mixture
    a blending of two or more substances that can be physically or mechanically separated. No chemical change has occured
  4. corrosive
    a substance that may dissolve metals, ruin clothes or burn skin. Strong acids and bases are corrosive
  5. flammable
    easy to ignite and able to burn rapidly. can serve as fuel for a fire
  6. toxic
    poisonous. The capability of a substance to cause harm to living system
  7. observation
    a deliberate use of your senses to collect information or evidence
  8. chemical properties
    the traits of a substance that can be found by seeing if it reacts in a certain ways with others chemicals. (PH, color change, gas produced, bubbling, flammability, temperature change)
  9. Miscible/Micibility
    two or more substances that can be mixed together without separating
  10. Physical properties
    the traits you can observe in a substance, such as color, density, hardness
  11. conductivity
    the measure of how well a material can transmit electricity or heat
  12. density
    the relationship between mass ans volume of a substance. density equal mass divided by volume. Density= mass divided by volume
  13. Reactivity
    how easily, or the rate at which a substances will interact with other chemicals
  14. cubic centimeters cm3
    metric measure of volume equal to 1cm x 1cm x 1cm. One cubic centimeter of water equals 1 ml.
  15. liter L
    a metric unit of volume. One liter equals about 1.1 quarts.
  16. metric system
    the measuring system used by scientist and most countries in the world other than the United States and United kingdoms
  17. milliliter mL
    one mL is equal to 1/1,000 of a liter, or one cubic centimeters
  18. Qualitative
    observation of a substance based on its qualities or appearance
  19. quantitative
    observations of a substance based on measurements
  20. Volume
    the amount of space an object or substance can take up
  21. mass
    the amount of matter in an object
  22. weight
    the force of an object due to gravity
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Science Vocabulary 1