Measurements Length Size of an object. English: Foot (ft) SI: Meter (m)
Measurements Mass Amount of matter an object contains. English: Pounds (lb) SI: Grams (g) [http://www.basicsciencesupplies.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/320189_WEB.jpg]
[http://genchem.rutgers.edu/bal3b2.gif] 373.35 g
Measurements Temperature Measures the kinetic energy of molecules. English: Fahrenheit (°F) SI: Celsius (°C) [http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/602/616516/Media_Assets/Chapter01/Text_Images/FG01_04.JPG]
Measurements Volume The amount of space an object occupies. English: Gallon (gal) SI: Liter (L) [http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/602/616516/Media_Assets/Chapter01/Text_Images/FG01_07-19UNPr1-26.JPG]
Measurements Volume is considered a derived unit since it can be calculated using length measurements Volume = l x w x h V = 5m x 3m x 3m V = 45 m 3 [http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/files_uploaded/img_library/cuboid_5by3by3_with_labels31.jpg]
Unit Conversions The main units can be scaled up or down using prefixes on page 15. Click Here for "Powers of Ten Video"