Measurement Unit
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Lesson #1 – Temperature Scales (37:26 min)

Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin

Symbol

Scientist that Developed the Scale

Date of Development

Primary area of Use

Boiling and Freezing Point of Water

Absolute Zero

Kelvin is an Absolute Temperature Scale

Discussion of which temperatures feel hot/cold in each scale


Temperature Conversions/Calculations

Using the GUESS method for all calculations

Lesson #2 – The Metric System (16:55 min)

Metric System Definition

Metric Base Units

Metric Prefixes

Introduction to Simple Metric Conversions
Lesson #3 – Lab Measurement Basics! (16:17 min)

Basic Lab Equipment

Always Write Units

How to Measure Liquids

How to Measure to OneDegree of Uncertainty
Lesson #4 – Accuracy & Precision (20:23 min)

Definition and Examples of Accuracy & Precision

Definition of Data and Analysis

Determine the Data and Analysis (Accuracy/Precision) of Data Sets

Degree of Precision is Limited by the Lab Equipment Used

More Significant Figures/Numbers = Greater Precision
Lesson #5 – Significant Figures: Part I (19:26 min)

Definition of Significant Figures

More Sig. Figs. = Greater Precision

Sig. Fig. Rules & Example Problems
Lesson #6 – Significant Figures: Part II (33:28 min)

Purpose of Sig. Figs. is Measuring and completing Calculations to the appropriate Degree of Precision

How to Multiply and Divide to the Correct Degree of Precision/with the Correct Sig. Figs.

How to Add and Subtract to the Correct Degree of Precision/with the Correct Sig. Figs.

Placeholder Zeros must be written even if they are not significant

RealLife Lab Example/Application
Lesson #7 – Scientific Notation: Part I (34:19 min)

Definition of Scientific Notation

Converting Numbers into Scientific Notation

Definition of Standard Notation

Converting Numbers from Sci. Not. to Standard Notation

Use of Sci. Not. With Metric Prefixes
Lesson #8 – Scientific Notation: Part II (34:31 min)

Significant Figures in Sci. Not.

Sci. Not. Calculations in the Calculator

Using EE/E (x10) in the calculator


Simple Multiplication and Division Sci. Not. Calculation by Hand (No Calculator)

Introduction to Addition and Subtraction Sci. Not. Calculation by Hand (No Calculator)
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