Science: Measurements

State Council of Educational Research and Training, Tamil Nadu (2020) Science: Measurements. [Teaching/Learning Resource]

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Measurement is the basis of all important scientific study. It plays an important role in our daily life also. While finding your height, buying milk for your family, timing the race completed by your friend and so on, you need to make measurements. Measurement answers questions like, how long, how heavy and how fast? Measurement is about assigning a number to a characteristic of an object or event which can be compared with other objects or events. It is defined as the determination of the size or magnitude of a quantity. In this lesson you will learn about units of measurements and the characteristics of measuring instruments.

Item Type: Teaching/Learning Resource
Program: A publication under Free Textbook Programme of Government of Tamil Nadu
Learning outcomes: After completing this lesson, students will be able to �� understand the fundamental and derived quantities and their units. �� know the rules to be followed while expressing physical quantities in SI units. �� get familiar with the usage of scientific notations. �� know the characteristics of measuring instruments. �� use vernier caliper and screw gauge for small measurements. �� find the weight of an object using a spring balance. �� know the importance of accurate measurements.
Access: Open
Uncontrolled Keywords: Measurements
Subjects: Science General
Curriculam Level: 5. Senior Secondary
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Depositing User: COL Staff
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2021 05:06
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2021 00:26

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