# Measurement Review Stuff you should know…. Measurement Important to measure accurately: –Communicate information –Reliable results –Real Life!

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Measurement Review Stuff you should know…

Measurement Important to measure accurately: –Communicate information –Reliable results –Real Life!

Distance (sometimes referred to as length, width or height) Basic unit = meters Instrument = ruler or meter stick

Mass The amount of “stuff” an object has Unit = grams Instrument = Balance

Volume of a Solid The amount of space an object takes up Unit = cm 3 Instrument = ruler Calculation = Length x Width x Height

Volume of a Liquid The amount of space a liquid takes up Unit = Liter Instrument = Graduated cylinder

Temperature How hot or cold something is… Unit = Celsius Instrument = Thermometer

Time How long something takes to occur Unit = seconds Instrument = stopwatch

If you need help with… Knowing how many mL are in a L How many cm are in a m What ml, L, cm and m mean Practice measuring Then you need to come after school to practice!! This stuff WILL be on the test!

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