Tuesday, November 30, 2010

What can be measured?

These are the things we thought of, but there will be many more.

Distance / length - metres, km, mm, cm...
time - hours, minutes, seconds, milliseconds, centuries , decades , weeks , fortnights,
weight - kg, grams, tonnes
capacity - litres, mls
perimeter - m, km, cms
earthquakes - richter scale
area - square m, ha, square cms etc
volume - cubic m, cubic cm etc
temperature - deg Celcius
altitude - feet (above or below sea level)
age - years
speed - kilometres per hour, metres per second
acceleration - ?
volume (loudness) - decibels
pitch - music notes

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