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SI Unit?
International System of Measurements.
What is length?
The distance from one point to the next.
What instrument or tool is used to measure length?
A ruler or a meterstick.
What are the basic SI Units for length?
Meters
What is weight?
The measure of the force of gravity on an object.
What is the instrument or tool used to measure weight?
Spring scale
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for weight?
Newtons - used to measure any force.
What is mass?
The measure of the amount of matter in an object.
What is the instrument or tool used to measure mass?
A balance
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for mass?
Gram.
What is area? And what is the formula to find it?
The number of squares covering an area. A=LW
What is the instrument or tool used to measure area?
A ruler
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for area?
Cm
^{2}
^{}
What is volumer?
The amount of space something occupies.
What is the formula for a regular solid (volume)?
V=LWH
What is the instrument or tool used to measure (regular solid) area?
A ruler
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for (regular solid) area?
Cm
^{3}
What is the instrument or tool used to measure an irregular solid (volume)?
Water displacement
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for irregular solids?
mL
What is the instrument or tool used to measure liquids?
Graduated cylinders
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for liquids?
Liters
What is temperature?
The measurement of the average kinetic energy of the particles of matter.
What is the instrument or tool used to measure temperature?
A thermometer.
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for temperature?
Kelvin and celsius
What is time?
The measure of events which succeed one another from past through present.
What is the instrument or tool used to measure time?
A clock or calendar
what is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for time?
Seconds
What is density? What is the formula to find density?
The amount of matter in a given volume.
What is the instrument or tool used to measure density?
A balance, ruler, or graduated cylinder
What is the Basic SI Unit of measurement for density?
g/cm
^{3}
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Science - Measurements
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Science - Measurements
Updated
2012-09-23T14:13:33Z
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