Applied Science
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State the shape, length and width of the following objects.

1.  shape ___________________

length ___________________
height ___________________
2. shape ___________________

diameter __________________
3. shape ___________________

length ___________________
width ___________________
4. shape ___________________

length ___________________
width ___________________

5. To measure the volume of liquid, which of the following pieces of equipment would you use?

A. Graduated Cylinder
B. Ruler
C. Balance
D. Tape Measure

6. To measure the mass of an object, which of the following pieces of equipment would you use?

A. Graduated Cylinder
B. Ruler
C. Balance
D. Tape Measure

7. What is one difference between a scientist and an inventor?

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8. What is one similarity between a scientist and an inventor?

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9. Which of the following items would you predict is not magnetic?

A. iron
B. cloth
C. steel
D. nail

10. Which of the following items would you predict to be magnetic?

A. nail
B. wood
C. clothes
D. charcoal

11. Explain electricity.

_____________________________________________________________________

12. Why is electricity important?

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13. What kinds of fuel does transportation not depend on today?

A. gas
B. oil
C. hay
D. electricity

14. Of the following, which fuel has not been used to move trains?

A. diesel
B. electricity
C. steam
D. food

ANSWERS: 1. shape = triangle; 2. shape = circle; 3. shape = rectangle; 4. shape = oval; 5.(A); 6.(C); 7. an inventor usually creates or improves an item used in society, a scientist observes, describes, experiments; 8. creativity 9.(B); 10.(A); 11. flow of electrons; 12. used to light bulbs, make things operate in our society; 13.(C); 14.(D)

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