Question |
Answer |

What is the Metric System? |
System of measurement based on the number 10. |

What is SI? |
International System of Units |

What is length? |
The distance from one point to another. |

What is mass? |
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains. |

What is weight? |
The measurement of how much gravity force is acting on an object. |

What is volume? |
The measurement of how much space an object takes up. |

What is a meniscus? |
The curve at the top of the graduated cyinder. |

What is Density? |
The measurment of how much mass is contained in a given volume. |

cm |
centimeter |

kg |
kilograms |

dL |
deciliters |

hm |
hectometers |

dag |
dekagrams |

mg |
milligrams |

What is the basic unit of mass? |
Killograms |

What is the basic unit of length? |
meters |

How are mass and weight different? |
Mass is how much matter is an object contains and weight is how much force gravity is putting on the object. |

What is the basic unit of time? |
Seconds |

What is a Conversion Factor? |
An equation that shows how two units of measurement are related. |