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Summary  Science checkpoint 1

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 roomhow 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.
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