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Measurements Test

measurments for science

Why are measurements important? Help scientist make accurate observations, Allow data to be collected and compared
How can measurements be precise? include number and unit, value of unit
standards units that serve as a basis for certain measurements
kilo means… 1,000
hecto means… 100
Deka means… 10
Deci means… 1/10
centi means… 1/100
milli means… 1/1,000
metric ruler is used for… measuring length
triple beams balance is used for… measuring mass
Graduated Cylinder is used for measuring volume
Thermometer is used for… measuring temperature
Celsius unit for measuring temperature
Liter SI unit for volume
grams SI unit for mass
meter SI unit for length, slightly larger then a yard
what is the difference between weight and mass weight changes depending on gravity, mass never changes
what is water displacement used for? finding volume of irregular shaped objects
How does water displacement work? fill water in a graduated cylinder, remember what number it is on, put object into water write down number it is on, subtract water with object from water without write the answer down using cm3
body temperature for celsius is… 37ºC
volume the amount of space something occupies
meniscus the curved surface in a graduated cylinder
Created by: jackson25