Science - Measurement

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mshowley
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150002
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Science - Measurement
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2012-04-25 07:40:00
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Measurement
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Measurement
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  1. What is length?
    This is the distance between two places
  2. State the SI unit for length
    Centimetres (cm)

    Metres (m)
  3. What is area?
    This is the amount of surface a shape covers
  4. State the SI unit for area
    cm2
  5. What is volume?
    This is the amount of space taken up by an object
  6. State the SI unit for volume
    cm3
  7. What is mass?
    This is the amount of matter in an object
  8. State the SI unit for mass
    Grams (g)

    Kilograms (kg)
  9. What is temperature?
    This is how hot or cold something is
  10. State the SI unit for temperature
    Degrees Celsius (0C)
  11. What is time?
    This is the length it takes to do something
  12. State the SI unit for time
    Seconds (s)

    Minutes (min)

    Hours (hr)
  13. State a piece of equipment used to measure length
    • Metre stick
    • Measuring tape
    • Trundle wheel
    • Opisometer
    • Callipers
  14. State a piece of equipment used to measure volume
    Graduated cylinder
  15. State a piece of equipment used to measure mass
    Balance
  16. State a piece of equipment used to measure temperature
    Thermometer
  17. State a piece of equipment used to measure time
    Stopwatch

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