2 SI Units International System of Units Based on powers of 10 Metric SystemBased on powers of 10Decimal systemComposed of base units and prefixes that indicates the relationship to the base unit.
3 SI Base Units--Temperature Measured in degrees Celsius (°C)For water, freezing temp is 0°C and boiling temp is 100°C
4 SI Base Units--Length Measured in meters (m) Metric Units 1 Kilometer (km) = 1000 meters1 Meter = 100 Centimeters (cm)1 Meter = 1000 Millimeters (mm)Which is larger?1 meter or 105 centimeters4 kilometers or 4400 meters
5 SI Base Units--Mass Measured in grams (g) Metric Units 1 Kilogram (km) = 1000 Grams (g)1 Gram (g) = 1000 Milligrams (mg)Which is larger?1 kilogram or 1500 grams1200 milligrams or 1 gram
6 SI Base Units--Volume Measured in liters (L) Metric Units 1 liter (L) = 1000 milliliters (mL)1 milliliter (mL) = 1 cm3 (or cc) = 1 gram*Which is larger?1 liter or 1500 milliliters200 milliliters or 1.2 liters
7 SI Prefixes Kilo- = 1000 of the base unit Hecta- = 100 of the base unitDeca- = 10 of the base unitBASE UNIT (g, L, m)Deci- = 0.1 of the base unit (1/10th)Centi- = 0.01 of the base unit (1/100th)Milli- = of the base unit (1/1000th)