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3rd Grade Math: Measurement 4th Quarter

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US customary system
a measuring system used in the United States to measure length. inch, foot, yard, and mile
inch
customary unit to measure the smallest lengths (length of a paper clip)
foot
customary unit to measure smaller lengths (length of a man's shoe or a loaf of bread)
yard
customary unit to measure longer units (width of a door)
mile
customary unit to measure the longest distances (driving distance, length of 15 football fields)
Metric system
a measuring system that is used for measuring length. millimeter, centimeter, meter, and kilometer
millimeter
metric unit to measure very small objects (thickness of a dime)
centimeter
metric unit to measure small objects (thickness of a crayon)
meter
standard unit for length, metric unit to measure longer objects (width of a door)
kilometers
a metric unit to measure the longest distances (driving distance, length of 10 football fields)
one foot
is equal to 12 inches
one yard
is equal to 3 feet
one yard
is equal to 36 inches
one centimeter
is equal 10 millimeters
one meter
equal to 100 centimeters
1 liter
equal to 1,000 milliliters, example: a water bottle
capacity
the amount a container will hold when filled
kilogram
1,000 grams, example: about the weight of a dictionary
container
any object that can be used to hold things
mass
the amount of matter in an object
length
the measure of a distance between two points, section of something that is long and narrow
weight
a unit used to measure weight to measure heaviness or mass (grams, kilograms, ounces, pounds)
interval
the distance between things, time or space between two events or objects
measure
how much there is of something that you can quantify
measurement
The size, length, or amount of something, as established by measuring
balance scale
an tool used to measure weight, a tool used to compare the mass of two objects
ruler
measuring stick with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
distance
size of the gap between two places
gram
standard unit for weight, (paper clip)
mm.
millimeter
cm.
centimeter
m.
meter
km.
kilometer
l.
liter
g.
gram
kg.
kilogram
in.
inch
ft.
foot