Measurement Index

Measurement is finding a number that shows the size or amount of something.

 

There are two main "Systems of Measurement": Metric and US Standard.

conversion

world Metric

USA US Standard Units

 

We can measure many different things, but mostly we measure Length, Area, Volume, Mass and Time.

length across table

Length

Area

Volume

 

weight and mass

Mass (Weight)

Activity

 

time

Time and Date

 

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conversion

Conversions

How do you change from one measurement to another? If you know how long something is in meters, but need to know feet? Or square inches to square meters? You need to know how to do Conversions!

 

temperature

Temperature

How hot or cold is it going to be today? Is 40° Celsius nice weather? How about 40° Fahrenheit?

 

Speed


Direction

Units

Accuracy and Precision