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Science Quarter 1

First quarter science review

Another name for the Metric System The International System of Units
What metric unit would you use to measure a staple? millimeter
What metric unit would you use to measure an maple tree? meter
What metric unit would you use to measure the mass of an elephant? kilograms
What metric unit would you use to measure a bottle of cough medicine? milligrams
The Metric System is based on..... units of 10
What is one advantage of using the Metric System? it is a common way for scientists to share results with other scientists around the world
What does the prefix KILO mean? 1000
What does the prefix CENTI mean? .01
What does the prefix MILLI mean? .001
How many grams are in a kilogram? 1000
How many milliliters in a liter? 1000
What instrument would you use to measure volume? graduated cylinder
What instrument would you use to measure mass? triple beam balance
What instrument would you use to measure temperature? thermometer
What instrument would you use to measure length? ruler/meter stick
If you have a graduated cylinder with 5 ml of water in it and drop a penny in, the water rises to 6.5 ml. What is the volume of the water that was displaced? 1.5ml
A hypothesis is usually written in this format.... If.........then
What step does a scientist take after forming a hypothesis? test the hypothesis
The first steps in finding a solution to problem is to..... make observations and ask questions
In order to find answers to a problem, scientists, use their prior knowledge, data and the scientific method
If the amount of light increases, then the plant will grow faster. This is an example of.............. a hypothesis
The variable that is manipulated during an experiment is called the...... independent variable
The variables that remain the same throughout an experiment are called...... controlled variables
The variable that is measured in an experiment is known as the.... dependent variable
When a scientist uses their 5 senses to find out information, they are making...... observations
The last step in the scientific method is when the scientist should....... draw conclusions
This information is collected and usually presented in tables, charts or graphs. data
The series of steps that the scientist takes throughout an experiment is known as the..... procedure
Created by: mrs.verano