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Metrics Connelly

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Metric System Metric System: a standard system of measurement used by scientist worldwide Called System International (SI) Based on units 10s

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Base Units Mass Measures the amount of matter in an object Units: Grams (g) Instrument used: Balance Length Measures distance Units: Meters (m) Instrument used: Ruler, meter stick Volume space an object takes up Measures the amount of space an object takes up Units: Liter (L) – for liquids; Cubic Centimeter (cm 3 ) – for irregular objects Instrument used: Graduated cylinder or Beaker

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Reading Measuring Tools

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Rulers a b ￬

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How long is the paper clip?

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How long is the nail?

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How long is the pencil?

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Your turn to try!

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Graduated Cylinders Let’s take a look Practice 1 Practice 1 http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/measurement /graduated-cylinders-mixed-easy_WMNTW.pdf

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Practice 2 http://www.jabe.com

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a. 49.2b. 18 http://www.jabe.com

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c. 27.65d. 63.8 http://www.jabe.com

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Let’s make sure you get it! Interactive Practice Interactive Practice http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/viewobject.aspx?id=gch302

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Your Turn!

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Thermometers

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What is the scale? What is the Temperature?

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Triple Beam Balance Check it out! Practice Practice Your Turn! http://www.ohaus.com/input/tutorials/tbb/TBBread.html

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Metric Conversions

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Mnemonic for Prefixes Kangaroos – Kilo Hop – Hecto Down – Deca Bumpy – Base Driveways – Deci Crushing – Centi Marshmallows – Milli

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Decimals If decimal is shown, move the decimal from that place Ex. 4.56 (start after the 4) If the decimal is not shown, it is located behind the last number Ex. 32 (start after the 2)

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Let’s Practice 15.32 cm to ________________ m 32,000 mg to ________________ hg 7.05893 kL to _______________mL

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Independent Practice Ask Questions if you are confused!!!

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