
A way to describe the world with numbers
measurement

Can help you make a rough measurement of an object
estimation

A description of how close measurements are to each other
precision

Comparison of a measurement to the real, actual, or accepted value
accuracy

What are SI?
The International System of Units; it was designed to provide a worldwide standard of physical measurement for science

The SI unit of length
{about the size of a baseball bat}
meter (m)

The amount of space an object occupies
volume

A measurement of force
{the SI unit is the newton (N)}
weight

The SI measurement for temperature
kelvin (K)

The amount of change of one measurement in a given amount of time
rate

Displays information in rows and columns so that it is easy to read and understand
table

Used to collect, organize, and summarize data in a visual way
graph

Shows the relationship between two variables
line graph

Uses rectangular blocks, or bars, of varying sizes to show the relationships among variables
bar graph

Shows the parts of a whole
circle graph

