Presentation on theme: "Which of the following would you measure using a balance?"— Presentation transcript:
1Which of the following would you measure using a balance? mass
2Using one or more of your senses to gather information is called observing.
3If you conduct an experiment and draw conclusions that are based on your beliefs rather than the facts, you are usingsubjective reasoning.
4Mass and weight are different because weight measures the force of gravity on an object and mass is the amount of stuff in an object.
5qualitative observations. Observations that deal with descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers are calledqualitative observations.
6The metric system of measurement is based on the number 10
7Jonathan notices that every time he uses a certain bird food in his bird feeder, blue jays land on the feeder. He concludes that blue jays prefer this food more than other birds do. What type of reasoning is Jonathan using?inductive reasoning
8a.subjective b. Deductive c.Curious d. objective Making decisions and drawing conclusions based on available evidence involves using which kind of thinking?a.subjectiveb. Deductivec.Curiousd. objective
9Which of the following would you measure using a graduated cylinder? VolumeMassLengthtemperature
10For which of the following would the kilometer be the most appropriate unit of measure? The distance from Pensacola to Destin.Length of a lady bugVery tall giraffeWing span of a seagull
11For which of the following would the millimeter be the most appropriate unit of measure? Length of a ladybugDistance from Talahassee to Ft. WaltonThe height of a tall personThe wingspan of a herring
12The basic unit of length in the metric system is the meter