The Properties of Matter. What is matter?. Matter. Everything is made of MATTER! Matter is anything that has volume and mass. Volume is the amount of space an object takes up, or occupies. Measuring the volume of liquids.
The Properties of Matter
What is matter?
The volume in a solid is always expressed in cubic units.
Cubic means having “three dimensions.”
Cubic meters(m3) or cubic centimeters(cm3) are most often used to express the volume of a solid.
The 3 in m3 signifies that three quantities were used to get the final result. (That is a derived quantity!)
If each side in the cube below is 2m, what is the volume of the cube?
What is mass?
Mass is the amount of matter that something is made of.
Even atoms have mass!
A measure of the amount of matter in object.
Always constant, no matter the location.
Measured with a balance.
Expressed in kilograms, grams, and milligrams.
A measure of the gravitational force on an object.
Varies depending on where the object is in relation to the earth. Example: ____________
Measured with a spring scale.
Expressed in Newtons.
m = v x d
volume = m
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