Centigrade is a measure of temperature that is abbreviated C. Water freezes at 0°C and boils at 100°C.
A centimeter is a unit of measurement that is equal to one-hundreth of a meter.
A cup is a unit of measure of volume equal to eight ounces of water. Two cups are a pint and four cups are a quart.
Fahrenheit is a measure of temperature that is abbreviated F. Water freezes at 32°F and boils at 212°F.
A foot is a unit of measurement that is equal to twelve inches.
Four quarts make one gallon.
An inch is a unit of measurement that is equal to one-twelfth of a foot. An inch is 2.54 cm.
A kilogram is a unit of weight or mass that is equal to 1,000 grams or about 2.2 pounds.
A measuring cup lets you measure substances by volume (cups or liters); it is useful in baking and cooking.
A meter is a unit of length; 100 centimeters are in a meter. A meter is a little more than 3 feet (it is about 39.4 inches).
An ounce is a unit of weight. One cup of water weighs eight ounces.
A pint is a unit of measure of volume equal to two cups. Two pints make a quart.
A protractor is a device that measures angles.
A quart is one quarter (one fourth) of a gallon.
A ruler is a straight piece of material that is used for measuring distances or drawing straight lines.
A scale is a machine for weighing things.
A tape measure is used to measure length.
A thermometer is used for telling what the temperature is.
A weather balloon is a giant balloon that is sent high in the sky to measure weather information, like temperature, wind speed, and air pressure.
A windsock is a device that shows which way the wind is blowing and the wind’s speed.
A yard is equal to three feet or 36 inches.
A yardstick is three-foot -long stick; it is used for measuring things.