# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Metric Conversions
The metric system with science terms and comparisons
13
Science
10/01/2009

Term
 K.H.D~D.C.M
Definition
 Kilo.Hecto.Deca~Deci.Centi.Milli
Term
 what is volume?
Definition
 how much space something takes up
Term
 what is mass?
Definition
 how much stuff is in something
Term
 what is the weight? what is it's unit of measure?
Definition
 weight is the amount of gravitational pull on an object. we measure weight in grams.
Term
 what is matter?
Definition
 anything that has mass and volume
Term
 which is longer?1 mile or 1 kilometer1 yard or 1 meter1 inch or 1 centimeter
Definition
 1 mile1 meter1 inch
Term
 basic unit of length in the metric system in the ______ and is represented by a lowercase ______
Definition
 basic unit of length in the metric system in the *metric and is represented by a lowercase *m
Term
 1km=____m1m= ____cm1m= ____mm
Definition
 1000m100cm1000mm
Term
 you measure the top or bottom of meniscus?
Definition
 bottom of the meniscus
Term
 how to measure using water displacement?
Definition
 step 1: find the water measurement of h2o before putting anything in the containerstep 2: then put object in water and measure h20 level after putting your object in h20step 3: find differnece of h20 level from before and afterstep 4: now take the difference of water level and turn it into volume so make the unit cm3(centimeters cubed)step *5: if you want to find the difference in volume than get the difference in the 2 h20 levels and make the unit ml
Term
 what is SI?
Definition
 it is the standard measuring system of mass, length, volume, and other quantities
Term
 what is DHMO/ dihydrogen monoxide?
Definition
 water :)
Term
 when measuring volume, what unit of measure do you use?
Definition
 cm3(centimeters cubed)
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