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  1. Measurement

  2. Senses

  3. Senses

  4. Senses & Measurement • Measuring Tools extend the accuracy and safety of taking measurements • It’s hot It’s 188º Celcius • It’s not that heavy  It weighs 15 grams • It’s 12 steps long  It’s 14 meters

  5. History of Measurement • Some older cultures used measurements that were convenient or that were tied to the measurement of a kings body part(like a hand or foot) • Examples • An exotic spice may actually be worth its weight in gold • 5 grams of spice = 5 grams of gold • Eventually the units became standardized so that a meter is the same distance in any country

  6. Units • Mass • Ounces, Pounds • Grams (SI) • Temperature • Farenheit • Celcius (SI) • Kelvin (SI)

  7. Units (Cont.) • Hotness (Like Chili Peppers) • Scoville Scale • Length • Feet & Inches • Meters (SI)