Metric System Teacher Resources
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U.S. Customary and Metric unitsLesson Planet
5 mins 4th - 6th
Expose your students to the differences and vocabulary associated with both U.S. Customary Units and Metric Units. Sal defines 14 different terms of measure and then sorts them into two categories. He has lots of little side notes that...
Converting Within the Metric SystemLesson Planet
5 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Sal makes conversions within the metric system. He converts 51.8 decimeters to kilometers. This activity helps build number sense and after being viewed, could be applied to conversions made within the U.S. Customary system.
Chemistry Lesson: The Metric System and ConversionsLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
Provide class members with an opportunity to fully understand chemistry conversions with this short, yet engaging video segment. It covers the metric system, when and how to use prefixes, and how to convert between metric units. ...
Compare and Convert Metric Units of LengthLesson Planet
6 mins 3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Leaping frogs lead the way in a lesson on metric conversion. A review of the customary measurement system and metric system starts the lesson, followed by a detailed explanation of how the metric system is based around the meter. Then, a...
WS 1.2 Metric Units I/ Physical vs. ChemicalLesson Planet
10th - 12th
In this metric units and properties learning exercise, students determine the proper metric unit given a variety of measurements for specific items. They also identify chemical and physical properties and chemical and physical changes.
The Metric SystemLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What do Myanmar, Liberia, and the United States have in common? They are the only countries that don't use the metric system. The video introduces the metric system by starting with the prefixes. It finishes by showing how to solve...
Conversion Between Metric UnitsLesson Planet
5 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Math scholars with a basic grasp on units of measure will appreciate this video. Sal breaks down the process needed to convert between metric units. He defines kilo, hecto, and deka than uses that framework to assist him in determining...
Customary and Metric MeasurementLesson Planet
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric MeasurementLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
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...
Metric Units for LengthLesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Powers of 10 are the key! Individuals learn how to convert units of length using the metric system in a video lesson. The presenter uses a visual reference to help scholars decide when to multiply or divide and by what power of 10.
Math in Science: Comparing Metric Units of VolumeLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th
What volume of information about units of volume can your brain possibly hold? The third installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series introduces viewers to metric units of volume, using common objects as examples for each unit...
Converting Metric Units for VolumeLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The capacity for learning is great. Develop the conversion factors for metric capacities with a video presentation. The lesson narrator describes the origin of the factors and then shows how to convert between metric volume units.