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Mr. Z's Metric Measuring Unit

How is Length Measured   Lesson Review

1. Each unit in the metric system is ___ times larger (or smaller) than the next unit.
2. The standard unit of measure for length in the metric system is called ____ .
3. A meter stick is divided into 100 units called ______.
4. A meter stick is divided into 1000 units called ______.
5. How many mm are in a cm?
6. How many cm are in a mm?
How are Metric Units Converted?     Lesson Review Conversion Handout
1. How do you convert mm into cm?
2. How do you convert cm into m.
3. How do you convert m in cm?
4. How do you convert m into mm?
5. Why do THINK most countries use the metric system?
6. Why do you THINK  the US does not use the metric system?

How is area measured in the metric system? Lesson Review
1. What would be the best unit to measure the area of your room - cm, mm or m. Why?
2. What would be the best unit to measure the length of a pencil? Why?
3. What would be the best unit to measure the diameter of a dime?  Why?
4. In a decimal system, how would you correctly write 33 1/2 cm; 5 1/4 m; 5 3/4 mm?
5. What is the area of a rectangle whose length is 5 cm and whose width is 3 cm?

How is volume measured of regularly shaped object? Lesson Review
1. What is the formula for area?

2. What is the formula for volume?

3. What would be the best units to measure the volume of your room.  Why?

4. What would be the best unit to measure the volume of shoebox? Why?

5. What is the volume of a box whose length is 20cm, width is 15 cm and height is 10 cm?

How is volume of a liquid measured?   Lesson Review   Part II
1. What is the standard unit of volume in the metric system?

2. Describe how you would read a meniscus.

3. What are increments and why are they important?

4. Why are there different sizes of graduated cylinders?

How is volume of irregular objects measured? Lesson Review
1. The curved surface of a liquid in a container is called the _____?

2. By what method do you find the volume of an irregularly shaped object?

3. Describe the process by which one measures the volume of an irregular object.

How are Mass and Weight Measured?   Lesson Review

1. The amount of matter in an object is called its  ______.

2. The measure of the force of gravity on that matter is called its ______.

3. What apparatus does a scientist use to measure mass?

4. What apparatus does a scientist use to measure weight?

5. Does Mr. Z have the same mass on the Moon as he does on Earth?

6. Does Mr. Z. have the same weight on the Moon as on Earth?  Why?

7. How many grams are there in one kilogram?

8. Where is the pan?

9. What is a rider?

How is temperature measured? Lesson Review

1. What temperature scale is used in the US for everyday use?

2. What temperature scale does the rest of the world use?

3. Why do you think everybody else uses that scale?

4. What is the boiling point of water in the Celsius scale?  Fahrenheit ?

5. What is the freezing point of water in the Celsius scale? Fahrenheit?

6. What must first be determined before reading any thermometer?

Fahrenheit to Celsius Converter

Enter a number in either field, then click outside the text box.
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How is determine the proper measurement? Lesson Review   Worksheet

1. What apparatus is necessary to determine mass?  What units would you use?

2. What apparatus is necessary to determine area?  What units would you use?

3. What apparatus is necessary to determine volume of a regular solid?  What units would you use?

4. I want to wallpaper my room.  Should I measure the temperature, area, volume, distance or mass?

5. I want to buy I new fish tank.  Should I measure the temperature, area, volume, distance or mass?

6. I want to bike ride to the movies. What should I measure?