The Metric System. How do we measure things in science?. Length (measures the distance from one point to another). Base Unit Meter . Tool Meter stick/ruler. Meter sticks. This lizard is 3 meters long!. (a meter is about 39 inches).
How do we measure things in science?
(a meter is about 39 inches)
Measure the volume of liquids
This solid is three cubic meters in volume. L x W x H = volume
Length x Width x Height
L x W x H
1. Place enough water in a graduated cylinder to cover the object. Record the volume.
2. Add the object and record the new volume.
3. Find the difference between the two volumes and that is the volume of the irregular object.
float on more dense liquids in this density column