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### Measurement Unit Vocabulary/Word Wall

1. 1. Distance is how far apart objects are
2. 2. Width Distance from side to side; Describes how wide a shape is
3. 3. Length Distance from end to end; Describes how long a shape is
4. 4. Height Distance from base to top; Describes how high a shape is
5. 5. Perimeter The distance around a 2-dimensional shape TIP: Add together all the lengths of the shape
6. 6. Meter Basic unit for measuring distance
7. 7. Millimeter (mm) Unit for measuring distance 1 m = 1000 mm
8. 8. Centimeter (cm) Unit for measuring distance 1m = 100 cm
9. 9. Kilometer (km) Unit for measuring distance 1000 m = 1 km
10. 10. Ruler A tool used to measure length
11. 11. Measuring Tape A tool used to measure length
12. 12. Circumference The distance around the circle
13. 13. Radius Any line that connects the center of the circle with any point on the circle
14. 14. Diameter A line segment that passes through the circle and has both of its endpoints on the circle
15. 15. Area The amount of surface inside a shape
16. 16. Square Unit Basic unit for measuring area Square centimeter (cm2) Square meter (m2)
17. 17. Capacity How much a container can hold Volume The amount of space (matter) inside a 3- dimensional object
18. 18. Cubic Unit Basic unit for measuring volume Cubic centimeter (cm3) Cubic meter (m3)
19. 19. Liter (L) Basic unit for measuring capacity
20. 20. Milliliter (mL) Unit for measuring capacity
21. 21. Graduated cylinder A tool used to measure volume
22. 22. Weight How heavy an object is
23. 23. Mass Amount of matter in an object
24. 24. Matter Something that has mass and takes up space
25. 25. Balance scale A tool used to measure weight
26. 26. Weighing scale A tool used to measure weight
27. 27. Milligram (mg) Unit for measuring mass 1 g = 1000 mg
28. 28. Gram (g) Basic unit for measuring mass
29. 29. Kilogram (Kg) Unit for measuring mass
30. 30. Temperature The measure of hotness or coldness of something
31. 31. Celsius Unit for measuring temperature
32. 32. Thermometer A tool used to measure temperature
33. 33. Angle formed by 2 rays or segments that have the same endpoint
34. 34. Degree (º) Unit for measuring angles
35. 35. Protractor A tool used to measure angles
36. 36. Time The ongoing sequence of events taking place
37. 37. Second Basic unit for measuring time
38. 38. Minute Unit for measuring time 60 seconds = 1 minute
39. 39. Hour Unit for measuring time 60 minutes = 1 hour
40. 40. Day Unit for measuring time 24 hours = 1 day
41. 41. Week Unit for measuring time 7 days = 1 week
42. 42. Month Unit for measuring time ~ 30 days = 1 month ~ 4 weeks = 1 month
43. 43. Year Unit for measuring time 365 days = 1 year 12 months = 1 year
44. 44. Clock A tool used to measure time
45. 45. Calendar A tool used to measure time
46. 46. Map scale The ratio of the length in a drawing (or model) to the length of the real thing
47. 47. Accurate how close a measured value is to the real value (Adjective)  ACCURATE  Precise  Accurate  Precise  ACCURATE  Precise  Accurate  Precise
48. 48. Precise how close the measured values are to each other (adjective)  Accurate  PRECISE  Accurate  PRECISE  Accurate  Precise  Accurate  Precise
49. 49. Estimate A close guess of the actual value, usually some thinking or computing (verb)
50. 50. Unit A measure of something; A word that gives meaning to a number value (noun) 23 grams 3 kilometers 8 months
51. 51. Measure Finding a number that shows the size or amount of something using a tool (verb)

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