What Is a Meniscus? - Definition, Uses & Lab Examples


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Which way does a convex meniscus curve?

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1. Why does a concave meniscus form the way it does?

2. What is the correct level at which to read a meniscus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of meniscus. Make sure that you know the definitions of convex and concave meniscus before taking the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on:

  • How to read a meniscus
  • Definition of concave and convex meniscus
  • The reason a meniscus occurs at the liquid's surface

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on meniscus
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as concave and convex
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to read a meniscus

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson entitled What is a Meniscus? - Definition, Uses & Lab Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define meniscus and its relationship to liquid
  • Understand the difference between concave and convex
  • Learn how to read a meniscus