International System of Units (SI)
scientists use this metric based system
The basic SI unit of length
Basic unit of volume in the metric system
the force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
a metric unit of weight
a measure of how hot or cold something is
a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees
SI unit of temperature; indicates number of units above absolute zero. To go from Celsius to Kelvin add 273. To go from Kelvin to Celsius subtract 273.
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is the hypothetical temperature at which all molecular motion stops.
the ability to do work
si unit of energy
unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
a ratio derived from the equality between two different units that can be used to convert from one unit to the other