Chapter 2 Science Vocab

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Chapter 2 Science Vocab
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chapter two science vocabulary for eighth grade
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  1. A way to describe the world with numbers
    measurement
  2. Can help you make a rough measurement of an object
    estimation
  3. A description of how close measurements are to each other
    precision
  4. Comparison of a measurement to the real, actual, or accepted value
    accuracy
  5. What are SI?
    The International System of Units; it was designed to provide a worldwide standard of physical measurement for science
  6. The SI unit of length
    {about the size of a baseball bat}
    meter (m)
  7. The amount of space an object occupies
    volume
  8. A measurement of force
    {the SI unit is the newton (N)}
    weight
  9. The SI measurement for temperature
    kelvin (K)
  10. The amount of change of one measurement in a given amount of time
    rate
  11. Displays information in rows and columns so that it is easy to read and understand
    table
  12. Used to collect, organize, and summarize data in a visual way
    graph
  13. Shows the relationship between two variables
    line graph
  14. Uses rectangular blocks, or bars, of varying sizes to show the relationships among variables
    bar graph
  15. Shows the parts of a whole
    circle graph

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