Holt Science & Physical Science: Chapter 2 Study Guide

anything that has mass and takes up space

a measure of the size of a body or region in three-dimensional space

the curve at a liquid’s surface by which one measures thr volume of the liquid

a measure of the amount of matter in an object

a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; its value can change with the location of the object in the universe

the tendency of an object to resist being moved or, if the object is moving, to resist a change in speed or direction until ab outside force acts on the object

physical property
a characteristic of a substance that does not involve a chemical change, such as density, color, or hardness

the ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume of the substance

physical change
a change of matter from one form to another without a change in chemical properties

chemical property
a property of matter that describes a substance’s ability to participate in chemical reactions

chemical change
a change that occurs when one or more substances change into entirely new substances with different properties