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Mr. Nelson
Fusion Man!
Mr. Nelson
Remember Ancient Egypt – Cubits (length
from fingers to elbows)
Could this have caused problems? How?
Name a time that you have used
measurement in your life:
Common system of
measurement:
SI UNITS!!!
Sect. 1 – A - Measurement is a description
with numbers!
Section 2 – B. - the SI unit for length is:
The
The amount of matter in an
object:
mass
Meter
A method of making a rough measurement:
Estimation
A graph that shows parts of a whole
(percent):
Circle graph
How carefully you measure is:
precision
Measure the length from wall to wall in my
room. (Need volunteers)
What are we measuring in??????
First: Figure the Perimeter
Second: Figure the Area
SI unit for length – METER!!!
In your group, you will create a paper airplane
using only the piece of paper given to you.
When we throw it three times and measure it
using our Meter stick
1000 grams = 1 Kilogram
SI unit for temperature:
Kelvin
SI unit for mass:
Kilogram
meniscus is the curve at the top of
The
a liquid
We can use a table or a graph or ORGANIZE
our data
Common system of
measurement:
SI UNITS!!!
Sect. 1 – A - Measurement is a description
with numbers!
Section 2 – B. - the SI unit for length is:
The
The amount of matter in an
object:
mass
Meter
A method of making a rough measurement:
Estimation
A graph that shows parts of a whole
(percent):
Circle graph
How carefully you measure is:
precision
The cubic meter is the SI unit for:
Volume
Which of the following can we improve with
practice?
A. Length
B. volume
C. Precision
D. Mass
Which of the following can we improve with
practice?
A. Length
B. volume
C. Precision
D. Mass
____________ 9. The measurement 25.81 g is
precise to the nearest what?
gram
kilogram
tenth of a gram
hundredth of a gram
____________ 12. The cubic meter is the SI
(Metric) unit of what?
volume
weight
mass
distance
____________ 18. 100 cm is equal to:
A) 1 m
100 mm
1 km