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1. This measuring device is called a ___________
2. A kilometer is a little over _______ a mile or ______ times around the track.
half mile or 2 1/2 times
3. Milli means_____
"1/1000th or ""there one thousand of these in a meter, liter or gram"""
4. The amount of space something takes up is ____________
volume
5. Centi means _______
"1/100th or ""there are one hundred of these in a meter, liter or gram"""
6. The length of this crayon is ____cm or ___mm

7.1cm or 71mm
7. What is the volume of this liquid? Use units
!
76milliLiters (76mL)
8. What is the curve at the top of the water in a graduated cylinder called?
meniscus
9. Liters are the basic metric units for ________
volume
10. The mass of a dollar bill is approximately _______ (use the correct units)
1gram (1g)
11. The basic unit for measuring distance is _____________
meter
12. Kilo means _________
"1,000 or ""there are one thousand meters, liters or grams"""
13. Using your senses to gather information is called _________
observing or making observations
14. ______ measures how strong gravity pulls on an objects mass.
weight
15. The basic SI units for mass are:
grams
16. _______ is the property that all objects tend to stay at rest or stay in motion until a net force acts on them.
inertia
17. Any information learned through observation during an experiment is called _______
data
18. "How do you figure out the average speed of this grasshopper? What is it, use units!"
Divide how far it moved (the CHANGE in the left side) by how much time passed (the CHANGE in the bottom) 10m÷2s=5m/s.
19. What is the average speed of this Cheetah?
0 m/s (it's a flat line!) He started at 5 meters away and ended at 5 meters away, so he didn't move.
20. A ________ must be able to be tested in an experiment.
hypothesis
21. How can you tell which graph has the faster speed?
it has the steeper slope or angle
22. How do you know which brick has more inertia?
it has larger mass
23. What happens to the caterpillar at point A? How do you know?
it stopped because the line becomes flat

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