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AMS SOL 6.1 Measure

AMS SOL 6.1 Measure

US Customary System used only in the United States
Metric System used world-wide
US Customary Units of Length inch foot yard mile
metric units of length mm, cm, m, Km
meter basic unit of length in the metric system
liter basic unit of volume in the metric system
weight the pull of gravity on the mass of an object, changes if gravity changes
mass the amount of matter in an object
US Customary Units of weight ounce, pound, Ton
Spring scale tool used for measuring weight
gram, kilogram metric units of mass
balance tool used for measuring mass
volume the amount of space something takes up
US units of volume teaspoon, cup, pint, quart, Gallon
Metric Units of Volume millilter, Liter
graduated cylinder tool used for measuring liquid volume
meniscus curve at the top of the water level in a graduated cylinder
formula for finding volume of a cube length x width x height
water displacement using a graduated cylinder to find the volume of an irregularly shaped object
density how close together the molecules are in a material
density formula mass / volume
objects with a lower denisty than water float
objects with a higher density than water sink
density of water 1 g/ml
qualitative observations not measurable such as color, texture, smell, taste
quantitative observations can be measured to provide a number such as length, weight, temperature, time
Created by: sford