Science - Measurements

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Science - Measurements
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  1. SI Unit?
    International System of Measurements.
  2. What is length?
    The distance from one point to the next.
  3. What instrument or tool is used to measure length?
    A ruler or a meterstick.
  4. What are the basic SI Units for length?
    Meters
  5. What is weight?
    The measure of the force of gravity on an object.
  6. What is the instrument or tool used to measure weight?
    Spring scale
  7. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for weight?
    Newtons - used to measure any force.
  8. What is mass?
    The measure of the amount of matter in an object.
  9. What is the instrument or tool used to measure mass?
    A balance
  10. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for mass?
    Gram.
  11. What is area? And what is the formula to find it?
    The number of squares covering an area. A=LW
  12. What is the instrument or tool used to measure area?
    A ruler
  13. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for area?
    Cm2
  14. What is volumer?
    The amount of space something occupies.
  15. What is the formula for a regular solid (volume)?
    V=LWH
  16. What is the instrument or tool used to measure (regular solid) area?
    A ruler
  17. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for (regular solid) area?
    Cm3
  18. What is the instrument or tool used to measure an irregular solid (volume)?
    Water displacement
  19. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for irregular solids?
    mL
  20. What is the instrument or tool used to measure liquids?
    Graduated cylinders
  21. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for liquids?
    Liters
  22. What is temperature?
    The measurement of the average kinetic energy of the particles of matter.
  23. What is the instrument or tool used to measure temperature?
    A thermometer.
  24. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for temperature?
    Kelvin and celsius
  25. What is time?
    The measure of events which succeed one another from past through present.
  26. What is the instrument or tool used to measure time?
    A clock or calendar
  27. what is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for time?
    Seconds
  28. What is density? What is the formula to find density?
    The amount of matter in a given volume.
  29. What is the instrument or tool used to measure density?
    A balance, ruler, or graduated cylinder
  30. What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for density?
    g/cm3

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