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A written description
Qualitative
Broad generalization that explains a body of facts or phenomena
Theory
Amount of space occupied by an object
Volume
Combinations of SI base units
Derived Units
Measures the gravitational pull of matter
Weight
Refers to the closeness of a set of measurements of the same quantity made in the same way
Precision
Specific portion of matter in a given region of space that has been selected for study during an experiment or observation
System
A testable statement
Hypothesis
Written in numbers numerically
Quantitative
The sky is blue (example)
Qualitative
Can be visual,verbal,mathematical; explanation of how phenomenas occur and how data or events are related
Model
Refers to the closeness of measurements to the correct or accepted value of the quantity measured
Accuracy
Copper ore had a mass of 25.7 grams
Quantitative
Measure of the quantity of matter
Mass
1. Observe/ Collect data
2. Formulating hypothesis
3. Testing hypothesis
4. Theorizing
5. Publish results
List the 5 steps of the scientific method:
Symbol:

LENGTH
l
Unit Name:

LENGTH
Meter
Instrument:

LENGTH
Ruler
Unit Abbreviation:

LENGTH
m
Symbol:

MASS
m
Unit Name:

MASS
Kilogram
Instrument:

MASS
Balance
Unit Abbreviation:

MASS
Kg
Symbol:

TIME
t
Unit Name:

TIME
Second
Instrument:

TIME
Clock
Unit Abbreviation:

TIME
s
Symbol:

TEMPERATURE
T
Unit Name:

TEMPERATURE
Kelvin
Instrument:

TEMPERATURE
Thermometer
Unit Abbreviation:

TEMPERATURE
K
Symbol:

AMOUNT OF SUBSTANCE
n
Unit Name:

AMOUNT OF SUBSTANCE
Mole
Unit Abbreviation:

AMOUNT OF SUBSTANCE
A
Symbol:

WEIGHT
F
Unit Name:

WEIGHT
Newton
Instrument:

WEIGHT
Spring Scale
Unit Abbreviation:

WEIGHT
N
Symbol:

VOLUME
V
Unit Name:

VOLUME
Cubic Meter
Instrument:

VOLUME
Cylinder
Unit Abbreviation:

VOLUME
m3
Kilo
Hecto
Deka
Meter,Liter,Gram
Deci
Centi
Milli
What is the order of units?
Kilo
K
What is the 1st unit
What is its abbreviation
Hecto
h
What is the 2nd unit
What is its abbreviation
Deka
da
What is the 3rd unit
What is its abbreviation
Meter, Liter, Gram
m, l, g
What is the 4th unit
What is its abbreviation
Deci
d
What is the 5th unit
What is its abbreviation
Centi
c
What is the 6th unit
What is its abbreviation
Milli
m
What is the 7th unit
What is its abbreviation
1. Skill of the measurer
2. Conditions of matter
3. Measuring instrument
List some cause of error in measurements