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Measurement

Standard System vs Metric System In the United States, we use standard measurement units In most of the world, they use the metric system

length & distance using these tools – meter stick, ruler, tape measure, measuring wheel english units – inch metric units – meter Basic unit we will use in science – meter (m)

length & distance task – Complete the tasks on your worksheet – Help each other take measurements – You MUST have units after your number – For what we are measuring it will be cm for centimeters

mass using these tools – triple beam balance, scale english units – pound (lb) metric units – kilogram (kg) basic unit we will use in science – gram (g)

mass task – Complete the tasks on your worksheet – You MUST have units after your number – For what we are measuring it will be g for grams

temperature using these tools – thermometer english units – Fahrenheit (F) metric units – Celsius (C) or Kelvins (K) basic unit we will use in science – Celsius (C)

temperature task – Complete the tasks on your worksheet – Help each other take measurements – You MUST have units after your number – For what we are measuring it will be C for Celsius

time using these tools – stopwatch, clock, hourglass standard units – seconds metric units – seconds Basic unit we use in science – seconds

time tasks – Complete the tasks on your worksheet – Help each other take measurements – You MUST have units after your number – For what we are measuring it will be s for seconds

volume using these tools – graduated cylinder, beaker, erlenmeyer flask standard units – gallon metric units – liter basic unit we will use in science – mililiter (mL)

volume task – Complete the tasks on your worksheet – Help each other take measurements – You MUST have units after your number – For what we are measuring it will be mL for mililiter

force using these tools – spring scale standard units – Newtons (N) metric units – Newtons (N) basic unit we will use in science – Newtons (N)

force task – Complete the tasks on your worksheet – Help each other take measurements – You MUST have units after your number – For what we are measuring it will be N for Newtons