# Chapter 2 - Measurement PowerPoint Presentation ```Mr. Nelson
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Fusion Man!
Mr. Nelson
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Remember Ancient Egypt – Cubits (length
from fingers to elbows)
Could this have caused problems? How?
Name a time that you have used
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Common system of
measurement:
 SI UNITS!!!
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Sect. 1 – A - Measurement is a description
with numbers!
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Section 2 – B. - the SI unit for length is:
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The
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The amount of matter in an
object:
mass
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Meter
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A method of making a rough measurement:
Estimation
A graph that shows parts of a whole
(percent):
Circle graph
How carefully you measure is:
precision
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Measure the length from wall to wall in my
room. (Need volunteers)
What are we measuring in??????
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First: Figure the Perimeter
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Second: Figure the Area
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SI unit for length – METER!!!
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In your group, you will create a paper airplane
using only the piece of paper given to you.
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When we throw it three times and measure it
using our Meter stick
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1000 grams = 1 Kilogram
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SI unit for temperature:
Kelvin
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SI unit for mass:
Kilogram
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meniscus is the curve at the top of
The
a liquid
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We can use a table or a graph or ORGANIZE
our data
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Common system of
measurement:
 SI UNITS!!!
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Sect. 1 – A - Measurement is a description
with numbers!
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Section 2 – B. - the SI unit for length is:
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The
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The amount of matter in an
object:
mass
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Meter
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A method of making a rough measurement:
Estimation
A graph that shows parts of a whole
(percent):
Circle graph
How carefully you measure is:
precision
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The cubic meter is the SI unit for:
Volume
Which of the following can we improve with
practice?
A. Length
B. volume
C. Precision
D. Mass
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Which of the following can we improve with
practice?
A. Length
B. volume
C. Precision
D. Mass
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____________ 9. The measurement 25.81 g is
precise to the nearest what?
gram
kilogram
tenth of a gram
hundredth of a gram
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____________ 12. The cubic meter is the SI
(Metric) unit of what?
volume
weight
mass
distance
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____________ 18. 100 cm is equal to:
A) 1 m
100 mm
1 km
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