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Science Unit

1st unit

What is Science? Discovering the truth.
What are the 2 most important characteristics of a truth seeker? Curiosity and Imagination.
How do you do a good observation? You use all 5 Senses.
What is an Assumption? (4 Parts) A guess, based upon very few parts, usually worse, usually makes bad decisions.
What is the abbreviation for Unit of Measure? UOM.
If you ______ give the ___ or if you give the wrong ___ then your answer is _____. Don't, UOM, UOM, Wrong.
What does SI stand for? International system of units.
Who created the SI? The French.
What category is the SI in? Metric System.
How do you make a good decision? You gather as many facts as reasonable.
Why must the USA convert to SI? So we can have global communication.
What are the basic units of measure? mass, distance, fluid volume.
What is mass? Amount of matter in an object.
What is Mass's basic unit of measure? Gram (g)
What is the basic unit of measure for distance? Meter (m)
What is the basic unit of measure for fluid volume? Liter (L)
What is the prefix for kilo? *1000
What is the prefix for hecto? *100
what is the prefix of Deca? *10
What is the prefix for deci? .1
What is the prefix for centi? .01
What is the prefix for milli? .001
What is measured in one dimension? Distance/ Length.
What is measured in 2 dimensions? Surface Area.
What is the formula of SA? l*w,w*h,l*h.
m*m equals? m squared.
How do you do conversions? You move the decimal point.
What is application? # of items * coverage per item = total coverage.
How do you find total volume? # of items * volume per item.
How do you find the volume of an irregular object? Liquid displacement.
Mass is constant throughout the.... Universe.
What is matter? Anything that has mass and takes up space.
What is weight? Mass acted upon gravity.
What is the first step to the triple beam balnce? "zero out"
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