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# Science Unit

### 1st unit

Question | Answer |
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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" |