## Glossary of Metric Standards and Measurement Tools

Created by desalvionjr

### Deck Info

#### Description

#### Tags

#### Recent Users

#### Other Decks By This User

- What is length?
- The distance from one point to another

- What is the unit for length?
- Meter (m)

- What is the tool for length?
- Meterstick or metric ruler

- 1 inch = ____ cm
- 1 inch = 2.54 cm

- 12 inches = _ foot = ____ cm
- 12 inches = 1 foot = 30.5 cm

- What is the formula for area?
- Area = Length

- What is mass?
- The amount of matter in an object

- What unit is used for mass?
- gram (g) or kilogram (Kg)

- What tool is used to measure mass?
- balance (electrionic or triple beam)

- 1KG is about how many pounds?
- 2.2 pounds

- What is temperature?
- The Average kinetic energy of the particle in a material

- What unit is used for temperature?
- Celcius (C) or Kelvins (K)

- What tool is used to measure temperature?
- thermometer

- What is force?
- a push or pull on an object

- What is Weight?
- a force.

- What is the unit for force?
- Newton

- 1 Newton = __ pound(s)
- 1 Newton = 1/4 pound

- What tool is used to measure force?
- Spring Scale

- What is volume?
- the amount of
**SPACE**an object occupies

- What is the unit for volume?
- liter (L) or cubic centimeter (cm3)

- What tools are used to measure volume?
- graduated cylinder, overflow can, and metric ruler

- What is the formula for finding the volume of a regular solid?
- Volume = length * width * height

- 1 mL = __ cm3
- 1 mL = 1 cm3