Metric system review

By Tanner Stevens

Length

Definition: The distance between two points

We use metric rulers and the metric unit(s) when measuring length in science

Mass

Definition: The quantity of matter that a body (or object) contains. In other words, weight.In lab we use Triple Beam Balances and the units we use are grams.

Volume of a liquid

Definition: The space a liquid takes up. The equipment we use to find the volume of a liquid is a Graduated Cylinder, a beaker, and a Triple Beam Balance and you convert millimeters to cm3 to get the volume.

Volume of a solid

Definition: the space a solid takes up. All we use to measure the volume of a solid is a graduated cylinder. We convert millimeters to cm3 to get the volume