1 kg =
1 m =
1 L =
a prediction of the outcome of an experiment
a statement believed to be true based on observations
using your senses or tools to record properties of an object
Why is the metric system used in science?
• The metric system is used worldwide...except U.S.
• The metric system is based on 10, which makes conversions easier.
What tool is used to measure mass?
What tool is used to measure weight?
What tool is used to measure distance?
a ruler/meter stick
What tool is used to measure volume?
a beaker or graduated cylinder
Force= (metric units)
Mass= (metric units)
cm3 or milliliters
Speed= (metric units)
Weight= (metric units)
Density= (metric units)
Acceleration= (metric units)
Temperature= (metric units)
What is volume?
Volume is the amount of space matter occupies. (the size of an object)
How do you calculate the volume of rectangular objects?
V=L x W x H
How do you calculate the volume of irregular objects?
Irregular objects: find volume by displacement (measure how much the volume of water increases when an object is submerged in water)