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Measurement tools


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Measurement tools

  1. 1. Each group should complete the following on the paper provided Look at the instruments on your table. For each one, use the word bank and write down: 1. What you think the name of it is. 2. What is its function.
  2. 2. Triple Beam Balance <ul><li>Used to measure mass </li></ul><ul><li>Measures mass in grams (g) </li></ul>
  3. 5. Thermometer <ul><li>Used to measure temperature. </li></ul><ul><li>Compares temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius scales. </li></ul>
  4. 7. Spring Scale <ul><li>Used to measure mass and force </li></ul><ul><li>Measures mass in grams (g) </li></ul><ul><li>Measures force in Newtons (N) </li></ul>
  5. 8. Metric Ruler <ul><li>Used to measure length </li></ul><ul><li>Measures length in millimeters (mm) and centimeters (cm) </li></ul>
  6. 9. Graduated Cylinder <ul><li>Used to measure volume </li></ul><ul><li>Measures volume in milliliters (ml) </li></ul>
  7. 11. Calipers <ul><li>Measures thickness or small distances. </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>What do they all have in common? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it important to use these tools? </li></ul>