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Measuring and observing (EPISD 8th grade)

Beaker Similar to a flask with vertical sides. Holds liquids.
Microscope Used to view small objects
Telescope Used to view objects that are far away
Graduated cylinder A narrow container for measuring volume of liquids
Ruler Used to measure small distances
Triple beam balance A device to measure mass which has a pan on only one side
Meniscus You measure liquids in a cylindrical container from the bottom of this
Test tube A small glass cylinder that is closed at one end
Thermometer Used to measure temperature
Bunsen burner Produces heat with a flame
Hot plate Produces heat electronically
Light year Used to measure distance in space
Distance What you would measure in meters
Volume What you would measure in liters
Grams You measure mass in this SI unit
Newton The SI unit of force
Celsius The SI unit for temperature
SI International system (In French it is “Systeme International”)
Created by: sLnelson