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Measurement Unit Vocabulary
A quantity that has both a number and a unit.
A decimal system of measurement whose units are scaled on multiples of 10
Unit of Measure
A standard quantity used as a basis for measuring (i.e. centimeters, milliliters, degrees, meters)
The basic unit of length in the metric system
The basic unit of mass in the metric system
The basic unit of volume in the metric system
Anything that has mass and takes up space
A measure of the force of gravity on an object
The amount of matter in an object
The amount of space something takes up
The amount of mass in a given volume
The force that pulls objects toward earth
Triple Beam Balance
An instrument used to measure mass
An instrument used to measure volume of a liquid
The curved surface of a liquid
The ability to do work
A metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters
A metric unit of length equal to 1/100 of a meter
A metric unit of length equal to 1/1000 of a meter
A metric measurement equal to 1000 grams
A metric unit of volume equal to 1/1000 of a liter
Metric unit used to measure the volume of solids; equal to a milliliter.
A measure of capacity in the English/US Customary system of measure
A measure of capacity in the English/US Customary system of measure equal to 2 cups
A measure of capacity in the English/US Customary system of measure equal to 2 pints or 1/4 of a gallon
A measure of capacity in the English/US Customary system of measure equal to 4 quarts
A measure of the amount of space that can be filled; usually in a container