Composition of Matter - Composition of Matter E M...

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Composition of Matter Ø Everything in the universe is made of matter Ø Matter takes up   space mass Ø Mass  is a measure of the amount of matter in the substance Ø NOT  the same Ø Weight is a measure of the pull of gravity on an object Question: Is the mass of an object the same on the moon as it is on the Earth? Is its weight the same? (Hint: Gravitational pull on the moon is 1/6 of that on the Earth.) Ø Matter exists in 4 states –  Ø Solids Ø Liquids  have a definite volume but no definite shape; they can be     poured 
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