metric and motion flashcards

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metric and motion flashcards
2013-08-26 19:22:46
metric motion

metric measuring and distance vs time motion graph interpretation
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  1. This measuring device is called a ___________
    graduated cylinder
  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 ____________
  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?
  9. Liters are the basic metric units for ________
  10. The mass of a dollar bill is approximately _______ (use the correct units)
    1gram (1g)
  11. The basic unit for measuring distance is _____________
  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.
  15. The basic SI units for mass are:
  16. _______ is the property that all objects tend to stay at rest or stay in motion until a net force acts on them.
  17. Any information learned through observation during an experiment is called _______
  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.
  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