1 measurement & lab equipment abstract this lab reviews the concept of scientific measurement, which you will employ weekly throughout this course. The measurement lab technician is responsible for taking the measurements on the sample parts, and providing the results to the eagerly awaiting engineers. Physics 10 lab 1: introduction to measurement units and measurement one of the most important steps in applying the scientific method is experiment: testing the prediction.
Biology 171l – general biology lab i lab 1: making measurements and the metric system introduction when making observations, scientists. Metric measurement lab objectives: you will learn to make measurements using the metric system these measurements will encompass mastering the metric ruler, gram scale, and the graduated cylinder, and thermometer. We could look up the accuracy specifications for each balance as provided by the manufacturer (the appendix at the end of this lab manual contains accuracy data for most instruments you will use), but the best way to assess the accuracy of a measurement is to compare with a known standard.
Measurement lab now that you have perfected measuring and converting units using dimensional analysis, it's time to try this on your own you will be writing a formal lab report for this lab, using the format explained on a. The hunter lab color space, defined in 1948 by richard s hunter, is another color space sometimes referred to as lab like cielab, it was also designed . Metrology is the science of measurement whether the result is compared to the previous result in the same laboratory, a measurement result a year ago, . Assessment: download the scientific measurement lab, created by jason howe, 7 th and 8 th grade science teacher at cohen middle school, elmira heights, ny if students do well with the lab, perhaps no further labs would be required.
Measurement lab is a partnership between new america's open technology institute, google open source research, princeton university's planetlab, and other supporting partners learn more about m-lab home. You will use many of these units of measure during lab activities work with a partner to complete the chart table 13 commonly used metric units of measurement. Use this lab to help your students review and practice basic measurement skills such as time, length, temperature, mass, volume, and density the easy to set up 10 station activity will help your students become familiar with measurements that they could use in labs for.
Measurement lab is turning 10 on august 7 and 8, we look forward to gathering the measurement lab community to showcase how the platform has evolved, learn from you about how you are using m-lab, and discuss how we plan for the next 10 years of measuring the internet and providing public data to . This lab is intended to be a precurser to other labs where accurate measurements define the learning process most of my students have been exposed to metric measurements, but don’t have an innate understanding of this base-10 system. In today's lab you will use get an introduction to measurement by using various instruments to measure the linear dimensions, volume, and mass of objects as all scientific.
Page 1 of 5 introducing measurements in the laboratory objectives the objectives of this laboratory are: a) to use a metric ruler to measure the dimensions of regular geometric shapes, and to use these. Measurement scale, the manufacturing process, and the ability of the human eye to detect small differences for example, when measuring volume with a graduated cylinder, the width of the. Measurement lab records and analyzes over 242 million user generated internet speed tests from over 87,000 cities service notice m-lab is transitioning to a new data pipeline that will improve the reliability of its data aggregation system. Me 4600:483 – lab manual revised august 2015 strain measurement page 3 of 15 giving rise to a negative transverse strain.
This feature is not available right now please try again later. Measurements in the laboratory measurements are made using: •an instrument marked and/or preprogrammed in standard units • mechanical balance. Lab 1 – the scientific method and metric system in this laboratory you will first watch a brief video on the importance of laboratory safety, measurements . Experiment 1: measurement and precision report: in addition to the standard elements of a well written lab report described in the introduction to this manual, your report must include:.