Vocabulary Words

Force Vocabulary-test will be next Thursday November 3rd

 

force-push or a pull that can make something move

 

motion-the act of moving

 

wind-moving air

 

push –a force that moves an object away

 

pull –a force that moves an object toward something

 

     friction – a force that keeps resting objects from moving and tends to

                      slow motion when one object rubs against another object.

 

gravity – a force that pulls everything toward the ground

 

mass – the measure of the amount of matter in an object.

 

weight – the measure of the force of gravity on an object.

Vocabulary words

Week of October 3, 2011

 

Vocabulary Words:

 Bushy: fluffy or thick like a bush

Costume: a set of special clothes

Disguise: a costume or make-up someone wears so no one will know who it really is

Handsome: good-looking

Mirror: a piece of glass you can see yourself in

Mustache: thick hair that grows above a man’s lip

 

Vocabulary for Matter

 

 

matter- what all things are made of; it’s everything around you

 

mass- the amount of matter an object has

 

property- a characteristic of matter

 

solid- all matter that has a shape of its own

 

liquid- matter that does not have a shape of its own

 

gas- matter that always fills all the space inside a container

 

mixture- something made up of two or more things

 

reversible- able to be changed back to the way it was before

 

irreversible- not able to be changed back to the way it was before