Ian's 1st Science Test
Terms in this set (40)
is a unit agreed upon and used by a large group of people
is the basic unit of distance or length in the metric system
is an approximate measure or an educated guess.
is distance of something end to end, usually the longest dimension
is the distance from side to side, usually the shortest dimension
is how far it is between two points
is the distance from fingertip to fingertip when the arms are outstretched
is the distance from the top of the head to the bottom of the feet
is the standard unit of measure used to determine mass in the metric system
is how much of something there is
Standard measure of fluid volume in the metric system
is the space occupied by something
is the amount of fluid a container can hold when full
is a transparent cylinder marked with evenly spaced lines for determining the volumes of liquid
is a cylinder and piston system used to draw up, measure, and transfer liquid
is a measure of how hot or cold something is
used to measure temperture
is a tool for weighting objects
is the pivot point on which the balance beam rests
is the temperature at which water forms into vapor
is the temperature at which water becomes a solid
is the basic unit of temperature in the metric system
a system of weights and measurements
is to find the mass of something
You weigh an object to find what?
How many centimeters are in one meter
How many meters are in a kilometer
How many milliliters are in one liter
Freezing temperature is ____________ degrees Celsius
Boiling temperature is _____________degrees Celsius
To measure a piece of paper you would use?
_______is used to measure the distance between cities
The thickness of a dime would be measured with?
What are the metric measurements used by scientist in their investigations?
Gram, meter, liter, degree Celsius
The air temperature on a warm summer day in Celsius is about what?
The air temperature on a warm summer day in Fahrenheit is about what?
Why is it important to use a standard of measurement
So that everyone is using the same unit to measure, if not people would have all different ways to measure and it would be confusing.
What metric measures are used by cooks?
grams, liters, and degrees celsius
What metric measure is used by carpenters?
meters and grams
What metric measurements are used by veterinarians?
grams, meters and degrees celsius