# 6th Grade Science Measurement Vocabulary

MEASUREMENT A WAY TO DESCRIBE THE WORLD WITH NUMBERS.
ESTIMATION ROUGH MEASUREMENT OF AN OBJECT BY GUESSING.
PRECISION HOW CAREFULLY YOU MAKE YOUR MEASUREMENT.
ACCURACY COMPARES A MEASUREMENT TO THE REAL VALUE.
SI INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF UNITS
LENGTH DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO POINTS.
METER SI UNIT OF LENGTH.
VOLUME AMOUNT OF SPACE AN OBJECT OCCUPIES.
MASS THE AMOUNT OF MATTER IN AN OBJECT.
KILOGRAM SI UNIT OF MASS.
WEIGHT MEASUREMENT OF FORCE.
TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT OF HOW HOT OR COLD SOMETHING IS.
KELVIN SI UNIT OF TEMPERATURE.
TIME THE INTERVAL BETWEEN TWO EVENTS.
CUBIC METER SI UNIT OF VOLUME
SECOND SI UNIT OF TIME
RATE RATIO OF TWO MEASUREMENTS WITH DIFFERENT UNITS.
TABLE DISPLAYS INFORMATION IN ROWS AND COLUMNS SO THAT IT IS EASIER TO READ AND UNDERSTAND.
GRAPH USED TO COLLECT, ORGANIZE, AND SUMMARIZE DATA IN A VISUAL WAY.
LINE GRAPH SHOWS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TWO VARIABLES WHICH BOTH MUST BE NUMBERS.
BAR GRAPH USES BARS TO SHOW THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TWO VARIABLES, ONE MUST BE A NUMBER AND THE OTHER MAY BE A NUMBER OR CATEGORY.
CIRCLE GRAPH SHOWS THE PART OF A WHOLE.

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