# Density Define: _____mass of a material in a given volume

```Skills Handbook – Making Measurements
Name__________________________
means _____International
SI
System of Units_________
and is based on multiples of __10__. It is commonly called the
.________Metric system________________________
Metric Table
Complete the table of prefixes, symbols, and meaning
Prefix
Symbol
Meaning
Kilo
K
1000
Hecto
h
100
Deka
Da
10
None
Unit (m, l, g)
One of the base unit
Deci
d
1/10 .1
Centi
c
1/100 .01
Milli
m
1/1000 .001
Length
Definition:_ Distance between two points______
Unit of Measure:_meter (m)___ or about _______3 feet________; this
is
about the distance from the floor_________ to the _door knob_.
Tools:_______ruler, meter stick, tape measure_______
Common Metric Lengths:_____km,m,cm,mm____
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English system units:____mile, yard, foot, inch_______
Examples:
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Volume
Definition: ____Amount of space something takes up_________
Unit of Measure:___Liter (L)_____ or about ____1/2 gallon_
Tools: liquids (or lumpy solids)____graduated cylinder, beaker______
Regular solids use a ___ruler, meter stick_________
Common metric units: ___kL,L,mL,cm3_________
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English system units:_____Gallon,pint,cup, oz_________
Examples
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Mass
Definition:__Amount of matter in an object__________
How is this different from weight? __weight is gravity pulling on mass____
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Unit of Measure: __gram (g)___ or about ___1 paper clip______
Tools: ___balance________
Common metric Units: ____kg,g,mg________
English system units: ____ton, lb, ounce_________
Examples
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Temperature
Definition: ___Amount of heat in something___________
Temp. depends on the motion of the ____particles__________.
Define heat: ____a form of energy that causes substances to rise in
temperature _
Unit of Measure: ____degree_______
Tool: _____thermometer___________________
Common metric unit: _____celsius________________
English system unit: ________fahrenheit_________________
Examples
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Density
Define: _____mass of a material in a given volume
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Calculate by: ____mass/volume________________________
Units of measure: _____g/ml or g/cm3___________
Tools: balance, graduated cylinder, beaker, ruler_______________
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Common metric Units: ____ g/ml or g/cm3_____________________
By comparing densities, you can predict _if something will sink or
float__
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If density &gt;1.0 g/ml, object will _SINK__in WATER.
If density &lt; 1.0 g/ml, object will __FLOAT___in WATER.
Examples:
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