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1 MEASUREMENTS:

2 SI = International System of Units (standard system of measurement) You must always label measurements with the appropriate unit. Example: 5, 5 what? 5cm

3 SI UNITS: Length = meters (m) Volume = liters (L) Mass = kilograms (kg) Time = seconds (s)

4 When you are taking measurements with a….. Ruler…you will need to know the difference between cm and mm. This is measuring LENGTH.

5 Graduated Cylinder… You want to read from the bottom of the meniscus. The meniscus = the curved line of liquid on a graduated cylinder Read to the nearest.1 (tenth) Example: 25.3mL (the units from a graduated cylinder is milliliters) This is measuring VOLUME

6 Balance: You will read to the nearest.1 (tenth). You will add up all three arms of measurement to get total mass. Example 132.4g (grams) This is measuring MASS.

7 What does this read? Always start with the biggest and then work down to the smallest g


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