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SI Units

Biology

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Three tools for measurement. Metric ruler, triple beam balance, graduated cylinder.
Measurement system used by scientists. SI Units. (Metric System)
The metric system is based on multiples of _______. Ten.
Basic unit of distance/length. Meters.
Basic unit of mass. Grams.
Basic unit of volume. Liters.
Basic unit of time. Seconds.
Basic unit of temperature. Celsius.
Mega. 1,000,000.
Kilo. 1,000.
Hecto. 100.
Deka. 10.
Deci. .01.
Centi. .001.
Milli. .0001.
Micro. .000001.
___________ to __________ involves moving the decimal 3 spots. (Largest) Mega, Kilo.
______________ to _____________ involves moving the decimal 3 spots. (Smallest) Milli to micro.
1mm=__________ um. 1,000.
Formula for volume. Length times width times height.
Used to measure volume. Graduated cylinder.
Curving surface used for measuring volume. Meniscus.
When reading the meniscus, look at it at _______ ___________ and read the _____________ of the curve. Eye level, bottom.
Freezing point. 0 degrees.
Boiling point. 100 degrees.
Human body temperature. 37 degrees.
Used to measure mass. Triple Beam Balance.
When using the triple beam balance, start at the _________ unit of measure. Largest.
Used to organize data. Data tables, bar graphs, line graphs.
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