Measurement Conversions Teacher Resources
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Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Convert Measurement Units Using Ratio Tables
Converting units are ratios in disguise and can be easy solve. Although this video is the last in a series about different methods to solve ratio problems, it does not have to be used in conjunction with this series. It introduces the...
4 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics: Tire and Wheel Assemblies
Is bigger really better? By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to apply formulas for computing the diameter of tires and wheel assemblies. Begin by showing a slide presentation that will review definitions for radius and...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
How to Convert Units - Unit Conversion Made Easy
View footage of a teacher writing out the conversion formula on a whiteboard. There is no verbal explanation, just writing and some trendy background music. This might sound boring, but in fact, the teacher cleverly laces humor...
4 seconds 7th - 12th Science
Area and Volume Metric Conversions - Grade Seven
Middle schoolers investigate unit conversion. In this unit conversion lesson, students will build models of square and cubic centimeters using grid paper and generate formula tables for converting units of area and volume. The tables...
6th - 8th Math
Our Solar System - Comparing Planetary Travel Distances
NASA presents a mini-unit on distances in our solar system. It incorporates scientific concepts of gravity, mass, density, and payload while your aspiring astronauts also employ mathematics skills. They calculate speed, they determine...
7th - 8th Math
Study Jams! Customary Units of Length
See if your mathematicians can go from miles to yards to feet and back again with unit conversions. This video introduces the topic of the customary units of length and common equivalents. The main rule is to multiply when making...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Homework Problems: Making Unit Conversions
A set of 11 unit conversion problems are listed for mathematicians to practice with. They convert centuries to years, centimeters to meters, miles to inches, and more! This would be best to assign after teaching how to use ratio...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable