AIDE Physical Science Assignment Guide and Key Points

 

Chapter 1 "The Metric System"

 

Lesson 1 "What is Physical Science"

Turn to page1-2 look at the picture on those pages read about it and the short introduction to Chapter 1

Visually Scan Pages 2-5; focus on the blue boxes, which contain the key vocabulary terms.

Visually Scan Pages 2-5 for pictures and diagrams, read each of the captions.

Read Pages 2-5 (take notes of important ideas)

Do you know the answers to the questions on page 5? (See Key Points below for help)

Do you know the vocabulary words? (See Key Points below for help)

Take the quiz on Lesson 1 "What is Physical Science" (You may use the book, notes and Key Points for help on the quizzes. NOT ON TESTS!)

Review answers on the quiz and print it out. This will be very useful when you are studying for the test.

 

Lesson 1 Key Points

Vocabulary Terms

Physical Science - the study of matter and energy

Matter - Anything that has mass and takes up space.

Mass - the amount of material an object has.

chemistry- the study of matter and how it changes

Physics - the study of how energy acts with matter.

 

Section Review Answers

  1. Physical science is the study of matter and energy.
  2. Your answer may vary but may include desk and floor.
  3. Chemistry and physics are two areas of physical science.
  4. Scientists concerned with chemistry study matter and how it changes. Physicists study how energy acts upon matter.
  5. Your answer may be a little different than this but, in may include balance scale, beaker, battery, pulley, thermometer, test tube, Bunsen burner, tuning fork, spring scale, graduated cylinder.
  6. Observing, classifying measuring, organizing, inferring, predicting, modeling, analyzing, communicating.
  7. Scientists answer questions by doing experiments.
  8. Matter is anything that has mass and takes up space.
  9. Chemistry is the area of physical science that would be involved in the search for a cure for the common cold.
  10. Scientists could use a beaker, a test tube, and a graduated cylinder to measure liquids.

Did you learn these Objectives?

Can you explain and define physical science?

Are you able to explain matter?

Are you able to name two areas of physical science?

Can you describe some tools of physical scientists?

 

Lesson 2 "Why Scientists Measure"

Visually Scan Pages 6-8; focus on the blue boxes, which contain the key vocabulary terms.

Visually Scan Pages 6-8 for pictures and diagrams, read each of the captions.

Read Pages 6-8 (take notes of important ideas)

Do you know the answers to the questions on page 8? (See Key Points below for help)

Do you know the vocabulary words? (See Key Points below for help)

Take the quiz on Lesson 2 "Why Scientists Measure" (You may use the book, notes and Key Points for help on the quizzes. NOT ON TESTS!)

Review answers on the quiz and print it out. This will be very useful when you are studying for the test.

 

Lesson 2 Key Points

Vocabulary Terms

Unit - a known amount used for measuring.

Customary - ordinary

Metric system - System of measurement used by scientists based on 10.

 

 

 

Section Review Answers

  1. We can't always trust observations we make with our eyes. Measurements help us gather exact information.
  2. It creates a standard unit of measure that is always the same. If each person used his or her own unit of measurement, the measurement would not be clearly understood by everyone else.
  3. Some common units in the customary system are the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
  4. Scientists use the metric system.
  5. You would measure your finger in centimeters.
  6. There are 12 inches in one foot.
  7. There are 3 feet in one yard.
  8. There are 60 minutes in one hour.
  9. There are 60 seconds in one minute.
  10. There are 3,600 seconds in one hour.

Did you learn these Objectives?

Can you explain why measurements are important?

Are you able to explain the importance of using units that are the same for everyone?

Can you identify two systems of measurement?

 

 

Lesson 3 "Using Metric Units to Measure Length"

Visually Scan Pages 9-12; focus on the blue boxes, which contain the key vocabulary terms.

Visually Scan Pages 9-12 for pictures and diagrams, read each of the captions.

Visually Scan for an read the short articles in the blue boxes that you find on Pages 9-12.

Read Pages 9-12 (take notes of important ideas)

Do you know the answers to the questions on page 12? (See Key Points below for help)

Do you know the vocabulary words? (See Key Points below for help)

Take the quiz on Lesson 3 "Using Metric Units to Measure Length" (You may use the book, notes and Key Points for help on the quizzes. NOT ON TESTS!)

Review answers on the quiz and print it out. This will be very useful when you are studying for the test.

 

Lesson 3 Key Points

Vocabulary Terms

Meter, m - the basic unit of length in the metric system; it is about 39 inches.

meterstick - a common tool for measuring length in the metric system

centimeter, cm - a metric unit of measure that is 1/100 of a meter.

Millimeter, mm - a metric unit of measure that is 1/1000 of a meter.

kilometer, km - a metric unit of measure that is equal to 1,000 meters.

 

 

 

Section Review Answers

  1. C points to 1 mm.
  2. A points to 1 cm.
  3. There are 10 mm in 1 cm.
  4. There are 100 mm in 10 cm.
  5. The match is 40 mm long. The match is 4 cm long.

Did you learn these Objectives?

Can you identify and explain the common metric units of length?

Are you able to explain the meaning of prefixes used with metric units of measurement?

 Investigation 1-1 "Hands Instead of Feet"

Optional, (must complete 3 this quarter)

Gather the materials you need; a meterstick.

Follow the procedure on page 13-14.

Complete the follow-up click here for quiz(The 3 questions will be the same as the three questions on P14)

 

Lesson 4 "Using Metric Measurements to Find Area"

Visually Scan Pages 15-17; focus on the blue boxes, which contain the key vocabulary terms.

Visually Scan Pages 15-17 for pictures and diagrams, read each of the captions.

Visually Scan for an read the short articles and questions in the blue boxes that you find on Pages 15-17.

Read Pages 15-17(take notes of important ideas)

Do you know the answers to the questions on page 17? (See Key Points below for help)

Do you know the vocabulary words? (See Key Points below for help)

Take the quiz on Lesson 4 "Using Metric Measurements to Find Area" (You may use the book, notes and Key Points for help on the quizzes. NOT ON TESTS!)

Review answers on the quiz and print it out. This will be very useful when you are studying for the test.

 

Lesson 4Key Points

Vocabulary Terms

Area - amount of space the surface of an object takes up.

Exponent - a number that tells how many times another number is a factor.

 

 

 

Section Review Answers

  1. 57.6 cm2
  2. 64 m2
  3. 17.68 mm2
  4. 12.22 m2
  5. 0.0663 km2 or 66,300 cm2

Did you learn these Objectives?

Can you explain and define area?

Are you able to calculate area in metric units?

Investigation 1-2 "Counting Squares and Calculating Area"

Optional, (must complete 3 this quarter)

Gather the materials you need; safety glasses, a small sheet of paper, ruler, safety scissors.

Follow the procedure on page 18-19.

Complete the follow-up, click here for quiz (The 2 questions will be the same as the 2 questions on P19)

 

 

Lesson 5 "Using Metric Measurements to Find Volume"

Visually Scan Pages 20-23; focus on the blue boxes, which contain the key vocabulary terms.

Visually Scan Pages 20-23 for pictures and diagrams, read each of the captions.

Visually Scan for an read the short articles and questions in the blue boxes that you find on Pages 20-23.

Read Pages 20-23 (take notes of important ideas)

Do you know the answers to the questions on page 23? (See Key Points below for help)

Do you know the vocabulary words? (See Key Points below for help)

Take the quiz on Lesson 5 "Using Metric Measurements to Find Volume" (You may use the book, notes and Key Points for help on the quizzes. NOT ON TESTS!)

Review answers on the quiz and print it out. This will be very useful when you are studying for the test.

 

Lesson 5 Key Points

Vocabulary Terms

Volume - the amount of space an object takes up.

Cubic centimeter, cm3 - a metric unit of measure that means centimeter X centimeter X centimeter.

Liter, L - Basic unit of volume in the metric system.

Milliliter, mL - A metric unit of measure that is 1/1000 of a liter; it equals one cubic centimeter.

 

 

Section Review Answers

  1. The volume of the box is 864 cm3.
  2. The volume of the container is 3,600 mm3.
  3. The volume of the cabinet is 4,500,000 cm3
  4. The volume of the box is 180 cm3, or 180 mL.
  5. 3,000 mL
  6. 5,500 mL
  7. 3 L
  8. 3.7 L
  9. 720 mL
  10. 350 cm3

Did you learn these Objectives?

Can you explain what volume is?

Are you able to calculate volume in metric units?

Are you able to convert metric units to volume?

Lesson 6 "Using Metric Units to Measure Mass"

Visually Scan Pages 24-26; focus on the blue boxes, which contain the key vocabulary terms.

Visually Scan Pages 24-26 for pictures and diagrams, read each of the captions.

Visually Scan for an read the short articles and questions in the blue boxes that you find on Pages 24-26.

Read Pages 24-26 (take notes of important ideas)

Do you know the answers to the questions on page 26? (See Key Points below for help)

Do you know the vocabulary words? (See Key Points below for help)

Take the quiz on Lesson 6 "Using Metric Units to Measure Mass" (You may use the book, notes and Key Points for help on the quizzes. NOT ON TESTS!)

Review answers on the quiz and print it out. This will be very useful when you are studying for the test.

 

Lesson 6 Key Points

Vocabulary Terms

Gram, g - basic unit of mass in the metric system.

Kilogram, kg - A unit of mass in the metric system that equals 1,000 grams.

Milligram, mg - A unit of mass in the metric system that is 1/1000 of a gram.

Centigram, cg - A unit of mass in the metric system that is 1/100 of a gram.

 

 

Section Review Answers

  1. 6,000 mg
  2. 80 kg
  3. 9,000 cg
  4. 30,000 mg
  5. 0.0253 kg
  6. 10,000 mg
  7. 49 cg
  8. 850 g
  9. 4,500 g
  10. The order from smallest to largest is: C 0.123 kg, A 125 g, B 1,203 mg

Did you learn these Objectives?

Can you identify the basic metric unit of mass?

Are you able to convert metric units of mass?

 Preparing for Chapter 1 Test

Turn to Page 31 and read the Chapter 1 summary.

On pages 28-29 you will find the Chapter 1 review, complete the review.

Check your answers with those in the Key Points.

Take the Chapter 1 Test "The Metric System"

Review the answers then print the results for your records.

 

Chapter 1 Review answers

  1. D
  2. G
  3. A
  4. B
  5. F
  6. C
  7. E
  8. B
  9. B
  10. C
  11. C
  12. C
  13. A
  14. D
  15. D
  16. All seeds aren't the same length, so there will be no uniform unit.
  17. Both systems are based on tens, and each unit is related to the other units by a multiple of ten.
  18. A mm, B mg, C L, D Kg
  19. 10.4 cm3
  20. 400

 

Congratulations you finished the first chapter !!