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Vocabulary List Week 1

1. Matter - Anything that takes up space


2. Mass - the amount of matter in an object
3. Gram - The measurement of matter
4. Kilogram - Another measurement of matter for bigger things
5. Atom - Basic unit of matter
6. Protons - Positive charge of atom
7. Neutrons - Neutral charge of atom
8. Electrons - Negative charge of atom
9. Nucleus - The center of the atom and composed of protons and neutrons
10. Element - An atom with a certain amount of protons
11. Periodic Table - A diagram showing all known elements to man
12. Molecule - Group of atoms bonded together
13. Compound - A molecule with more than two elements