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O: You will be able to explain matter.

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1. O: You will be able to explain matter. Do Now: What do you think matter is? What are some examples of matter?

2. What is matter?

3. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. • Everything in the universe that you can see or touch is made up of some type of matter.

4. Volume • All matter takes up space. • The amount of space that matter occupies is its volume. • Can two objects take up the same space at the same time?

5. The formula for volume is: Length x Width x Height

6. Mass • Another characteristic of all matter is mass. • Mass is the amount of matter in an object. • Your mass never changes, no matter where you go in the universe,

7. Weight • Your weight is only the measure of the force of gravity on you. • It will change if you leave the surface of the Earth.

8. Homework • 1. In Your Own Words (IYOW) What is matter? • 2. What is volume? Why is it important? • 3. What is the difference between mass and weight?