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Measurement 6thgrade

the vocabulary of measurment in 6th grade

Which tool do you use to measure length? We use a ruler to measure objects in length.
What is volume? Volume is the amount of space in a object.
How do you find a mass of a object using the metric system? You use a Triple beam balance to measure the mass of the object.
What is the curvy line inside the graduate cylinder called? The curvy line is called the Meniscus.
How do you find the depth of a three dimensonal object? You multiply its height, length, and width to find the depth.
How many millimeters are in a centimeter? There are 10 millimeters in one centimeter.
How do you convert mesurements in the metric system? You use the ladder method to convert the measurement in the metric system.
How do we read the measurements of volume inside a graduated cylinder? We find how much its filled up to and from the bottom of the Meniscus you read the volume.
How do we find the length of an object? We find the length of an object by using a ruler to measure its sides.
How do we find temperature? We find temperature by using a thermometer and measuring how hot or cold it is outside(farenheit or celcius)
How do we use a triple beam balance scale to measure the mass of an object? We use a triple beam balance by placing an object on the pan and moving the notches. Make sure the notches on the triple-beam balance are on zero. You move the KG one on the triple-beam balance. There is a ones, tens, and hundreds to make the mass equal.
What does it mean to measure? Measuring means to find the length of an object and to collect data.
Created by: IweneLinder