logging in or signing up SI Units Intro davwilson Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 705 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: October 15, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: yousafkhan987 (43 month(s) ago) can i download it plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript SI Units : SI Units Notes= Green The basics : The basics What is SI? SI stands for “Le Système international d'unités” or The International System of Units. SI units are used throughout the world except in the United States and some of the United Kingdom. What are the SI units? : What are the SI units? There are 4 major types of measurements: Length Mass Volume Temperature What are the units?! : What are the units?! Length: Length is measured in METERS Mass: Mass is measured in GRAMS Volume: Volume is measured in LITERS Temperature: Temperature is measured in KELVIN (Celsius is sometimes used instead) SI vs English : SI vs English The “English” system is what we are probably more familiar with. English units for the same measures are: Length: inches/feet/yards/miles Mass: ounces/pounds/tons Volume: fluid ounce/cups/quarts/gallons Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius Why use SI? : Why use SI? There is one key advantage of SI over English. Metric (SI) units work in 10s, therefore it is very easy to convert from big units to small units and vice versa. English units are not easy to convert. Can you easily convert one mile to inches? Moving between units : Moving between units To change from one unit size or type to another is called a “conversion”. To help us learn conversions you will want to familiarize yourself with this saying: “King Henry Died _ drinking chocolate milk” Say What? : Say What? King: Kilo (meaning 1000) Henry: Hecto (meaning 100) Died: Deca (meaning 10) _ : the base unit (1) drinking: deci (meaning 1/10) chocolate: centi (meaning 1/100) milk: milli (meaning 1/1000) And their symbols/abbreviations… : And their symbols/abbreviations… Life examples : Life examples Create this chart in your notebook to take up a ½ page. Fill it out! : Fill it out! Take the next 10 minutes to think of items you could measure using each box! Helpful starters: 1 gram= 1 paperclip 1 liter= 1 bottle of water 1 meter= 1 meter stick You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.