STUDY GUIDE FOR SCIENTIFIC METHOD,SAFETY, AND METRICS TEST

WHAT IS THE OFFICIAL METRIC UNIT FOR TEMPERATURE? CELSIUS AND KELVIN
WHAT ARE THE BASE UNITS FOR MASS? VOLUME? LENGTH? MASS = GRAMS LENGTH = METERS VOLUME = LITER
PHYSICAL SCIENCE IS THE STUDY OF? MATTER AND ENERGY
"HER SHIRT IS GREEN" IS AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT KIND OF DATA? OBSERVATION
WHAT IS AN IDEA, STRUCTURE, OR SYSTEM THAT CAN BE USED TO REPRESENT SOMETHING YOU ARE TRYING TO EXPLAIN? MODEL
WHAT NUMERICAL VALUE DO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING PREFIXES HAVE: KILO: METER/LITER/GRAM: CENTI: MILLI: KILO: 1000 METER/LITER/GRAM: 1 CENTI: .01 MILLI: .001
HOW MANY METERS ARE THERE IN 1965 CM? 19.65 METERS
HOW MANY GRAMS MAKE UP 8 KG? 8000 GRAMS
WHAT UNIT WOULD YOU USE WHEN MEASURING THE MASS OF A CAR? KILOGRAMS
WHEN DO YOU USE EACH TYPE OF GRAPH? BAR: LINE: CIRCLE: BAR: BEST SUITED FOR A QUALITATIVE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE. LINE: USED WHEN THE INDEPENDENT VARIABLE IS QUANTITATIVE. CIRCLE:USE A CIRCLE GRAPH WHEN YOU NEED TO FIND THE PERCENTAGES AND OR DEGREES.
HOW IS AN OBSERVATION DIFFERENT FROM A CONCLUSION? CONCLUSION: FINAL STATEMENT OR DECISION OBSERVATION: while an observation is finding information by using any of the five senses (sight, sound, feel, smell, and taste).
WHAT IS AN INDEPENDENT VARIABLE? ON WHAT AXIS DO YOU PLOT IT ON? It is a variable that stands alone and isn't changed by the other variables you are trying to measure. X-AXIS 