 # Summary Science checkpoint 1

20 Flashcards & Notes
11 Students

# Remember faster, study better. Scientifically proven. • ## 13 measurments

• What is an important part of science?
Measuring
• Give some examples of measurments in daily life.
-shopping
-cooking
-construction
-deciding how warm to dress
• What are the two parts of measurment?
number
unit
• What is a unit?
A unit is a standarard amount used to measure something.
• Are mass and weight the same?
No, mass is a measure of the amount of matter in a object. Weight is a measure of the pull of gravity on an object.
• What is the basic unit of mass in the metric system?
The kg. Mass is measured with a balance.
• What is length?
Length is the distance from one point to another as measured by a ruler.
• What is the basic metric unit of length and how can you measure length?
The basic metric unit of length is the m. You can use a meter stick or metric ruler to measure length.
• What is an Area?
Area is a measure of surface room-how big something is in two diections.
• How can you find the area of a rectangle?
by multiplying its length by its width.
• How is an area measured?
Area is measured in square units, such as square meters.
• What is volume?
Volume is the measure of the amount of space an object takes up- how big an object is in all three directions.
• What is the basic metric unit of volume?
the basic metric unit is the litre (L).
• How can you measure volume?
A measuring cup or a graduated cylinder is used to measure the volume of liquids.
• How can the volume of a solid be measured?
It can be measured in cubic cm
• How can you find the volume of a cube?
By multiplying its length by its width by its weight.
• How many cubic cm equals 1 litre?
1,000
• Which scale is used in science?
The Celsius scale
• what is temperature?
Temperature is the measure of how hot or cold an object is.
• With what is temerature measured?
With a thermometer in degrees Celsiusor degrees Fahrenheit.