Metric System Review

Length

The measurement of something from end to end.

We use a metric ruler to measure the length in labs.

We use meters, centimeters, millimeters, kilometers,dekameters, hectometers, and decimeters.

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Mass

The amount of matter in an object.

We use the triple beam balance to find the mass.

We measure the mass of water and the graduated cylinders.

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Volume of a Liquid

Amount of liquid that will fill up an object.

We use a graduated cylinder to measure the volume at a lab.

We use the volume of a liquid to find the mass of the water in the graduated cylinder.

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Volume of a Solid

The amount of space an object takes up.

We use a graduated cylinder to measure the volume of a solid.

We put a liquid in the graduated cylinder then put a solid in to get the volume.

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