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ruler
used to measure distance (length, width, height)
graduated cylinder
used to measure liquid volume (the amount of space it takes)
thermometer
used to measure temperature (degrees)
stop watch
used to measure time
Bunsen burner
heat a test tube
triple beam balance scale
used to measure mass
microscope
observe a cell
tongs
utilized for picking up items such as flasks, crucibles or breakers when hot
funnel
assists in transferring liquids to containers with smaller openings
goggles
used to protect the eyes from harmful substances
test tube
used to hold liquids for observations or testing
test tube clamp
used to hold test tubes
beaker
holds liquids while they are being stirred or heated
What two parts does measurements consist of?
a number and a unit(a standard amount used to measure something)
Ex: 100 grams (100g)
What is the metric system?
the most common system of scientific measurements and is based on multiples of ten
Name some metric system prefixes
kilo=one thousand
(1,000)
centi=one hundredth
(1/100)
milli=one thousandth
(1/1000)
micro=one millionth
(1/1,000,000)
nano=one billionth
(1/1,000,000,000)
Measurements, units and it's symbols:
distance:
mass:
liquid volume:
temperature:
time:
distance: meter (m)
mass: gram (g)
liquid volume: leter (L)
temperature: degrees Celsius (degrees symbol)C
time
seconds (s)