Write 3 qualitative observations about the following picture...
Quantitative Observations Usually utilize a measuring instrument and include a numerical value...
Name this instrument... Graduated cylinder Measures the volume of a liquid Measured in units of mL Volume is the amount of space that something occupies This curve formed at the top of the liquid is called the meniscus You read the bottom of the meniscus when recording the volume.
Name this instrument… Ruler Measures the length of an object We use the metric system in science (the universal language) Units – meters, cm, mm
Name this instrument... Triple-beam balance Measures the mass of an object Measured in units of grams Mass is the amount of matter something contains Mass is not the same as weight!!!
Name this instrument... Thermometer Measures the temperature of an object Temperature is measured in degrees Celsius, or in Kelvin No Farenheit Temperature is a measure of how quickly the particles inside the object are moving The faster the particles move, the higher the temperature