Measuring
Sponsored Links
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
1 / 8

Measuring PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 96 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Measuring. Objective: At the end of this lesson students will understand and be familiar with basic scientific units of measure. Using a Metric Ruler. In science a metric ruler is used. The units on a metric ruler are called centimeters (cm) and millimeters (mm). The Marks on a R uler.

Download Presentation

Measuring

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Measuring

Objective: At the end of this lesson students will understand and be familiar with basic scientific units of measure.


Using a Metric Ruler

  • In science a metric ruler is used. The units on a metric ruler are called centimeters (cm) and millimeters(mm).


The Marks on a Ruler

  • Each of the long marks on a metric ruler represents one centimeter (cm).

  • Each of the short marks on a metric ruler represents one millimeter (mm).

  • There are 10 small marks or millimeters (mm) in every centimeter (cm).


How long are the following lines in millimeters and centimeters?

0.8

8

1.1

11

0.4

4


Liquid Measure

  • Scientists use liters (L) and milliliters (mL) to measure liquids.

  • 1000 mL is equal to 1 L


Taking Accurate Liquid Measurements

  • When measuring a liquid you must measure at the base of the meniscus.


Dry Measure

  • Scientists measure dry material in grams (g) and milligrams (mg).

  • 1000 mg is equal to 1g


Temperature

  • Scientists use the Celsius or Kelvin scale to measure temperature.


  • Login