U1S4. Tools and Measurement. Tools, Measurement, and Safety. Objectives I Can: Give three examples of how life scientists use computers and technology. Describe three tools life scientists use to observe organisms.
Tools and Measurement
Computers and Technology
Tools for Seeing
Figure 1 The image on the left is a computerized axial tomography scan (CAT scan). The image on the right was made with magnetic resonance imagery (MRI).
Compound Light Microscope
The International System of Units
Figure 3 A rock added to a graduated cylinder raised the level of water from 70 mL to 80 mL of water. Because the rock displaced 10 mL of water and because 1 mL = 1 cm3, the volume of the rock is 10 cm3.
Figure 4 Water freezes at 0ºC and boils at 100ºC. Your normal body temperature is 37ºC, which is equal to 98.6ºF.