# Ch 1: Methods & Measurements in Physics

Middle school students who are learning about methods and measurements in physics can watch the video lessons in this chapter to reinforce these concepts. Lesson quizzes are available to assess their understanding of the metric system, experimental design, unit conversion and more.

## Methods & Measurements in Physics - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter provide middle school students with a comprehensive overview of the field of physics, helping them understand the methods and measurements scientists use. Students can learn more about the history of physics and its modern branches of study, as well as the themes and variations that create the world of science. The engaging video lessons also explore the metric system, unit conversion and scientific notation to give students greater insight into this science. Students can use timelines found below the videos to jump to specific topics within the lessons. Video transcripts are also available.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What is Physics? - Definition, History & Branches Students learn the definition of physics, its history and its modern branches of study.
The Scientific Method: Steps, Terms & Examples Instructors help students explore the themes and variations that create the world of science.
Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method In this lesson, students discover what is required to conduct a scientific experiment and how scientists turn hypotheses into theories and laws.
The Metric System: Units and Conversion Students examine how scientists use the metric system when reporting measurements and learn all about metric units for mass, length, volume and more.
Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis Students explore unit conversion and dimensional analysis.
Significant Figures and Scientific Notation This lesson helps students understand significant figures and scientific notation.

6 Lessons in Chapter 1: Methods & Measurements in Physics
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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