1.
Metric System
Objectives: Students will be
able to:
1. Take notes on SI units and
measurement devices for the
parts of the metric system
2. Students will successfully
pass 10 question quiz on
metric system
4.
1. The Metric System is also
called…
International System of Units
SI System
Metric System
2. The Metric system is based on
tens
5.
Metric Unit
1.
2.
3.
4.
Abbreviation
What does it measure
Equipment used
6.
Metric Unit
Abbreviation
What does it measure
Equipment used
1. Meters -
m
Length – distance from one
area to another
Ruler, meter stick,
tape measure
7.
How long is a meter?
*Here are 2 reference points
• 1 meter is
from the floor
to a door
knob!
• 1 meter is
about as long
as a baseball
bat!
8.
Metric Unit
Abbreviation
What does it measure
Equipment used
1. Meters -
m
Length – distance from one
area to another
Ruler, meter stick,
tape measure
2. Grams
g
Mass – amount of matter
an object has
Triple beam balance
9.
• How much
matter does
1 gram
have?
Eraser on a pencil
Small paper clip
10.
SAYING MASS
IS EASY... Simply
Lose Weight!
• What is the
difference
between
mass and
weight?
Mass measures matter
and the amount of
matter you have
doesn’t depend on
gravity.
Weight is a
measurement of
gravitational pull.
You weigh less at the
equator because you
are far away from the
magnetic poles!
11.
Metric Unit
Abbreviation
What does it measure
Equipment used
1. Meters -
m
Length – distance from one
area to another
Ruler, meter stick,
tape measure
2. Grams
g
Mass – amount of matter
an object has
Triple beam balance
3. Liters
l
Volume – amount of space
in a liquid
Graduated cylinder
12.
Metric Unit
Abbreviation
What does it measure
Equipment used
4. Celsius
c
Temperature – how much
heat something has
thermometer
• 0 degrees is freezing
• 100 degrees is boiling
13.
Here is a rhyme to help you with
some reference points for
Celcius…
• 30 is warm, 20 is nice, 10 is cold, and 0
is ice!
• A hot day is about 30° Celsius.
• Butter melts at 31 degrees Celcius.
•
• Hot Coffee is about 75 degrees Celcius
14.
The Metric System is made up of 6 prefixes.
Each prefix has a numerical value.
Prefix
Kilo
Number value
1000
Hecto
Deci
Centi
Milli
k
100
h
10
Deca
Basic
unit
Symbol
da
1
m, l, g
.10 or 1/10
.01 or 1/100
.001 or 1/1000
d
c
m
To help us remember
the order
15.
mnemonic!!
Prefix
Number value
Symbol
To help us remember
the order
Kilo
1000
k
King
Hecto
100
h
Henry
Deca
10
da
Died
Basic
unit
1
m, l, g
Basically
Deci
.10 or 1/10
d
Drinking
Centi
.01
c
Chocolate
Milli
.001 or
1/1000
m
milk
or 1/100
16.
Let’s see what you know! –
pop quiz – using your notes
• 1. What is the metric unit for
temperature?
• 2. What number system is
the metric system based on?
17.
14 Question Quiz
• 3. What unit measures
mass in the metric system?
• 4. What unit measures
length or distance in the
metric system?
• 5. What unit measures
volume or liquid in the
metric system?
18.
14 question Quiz
6. What is the mnemonic that helps
us to remember the order of the
prefixes in the metric system
from largest to smallest?
7. What measurement tool would
you use to measure length or
distance?
8. What measurement tool would
you use to measure volume?
19.
9. What measurement tool would
you use to measure mass?
10. What is the name for the
amount of matter that is packed
into an object?
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.
Be the first to comment