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872 resources with the concept the metric system

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Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson plan in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of...
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Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Saxon Math Course 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...
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Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
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Study Jams! Units of Measurement

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...
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Conversion Between Metric Units

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
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...
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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 38-42

For Students 9th - 10th
Sal shows your students how to thoroughly and effectively read and solve math problems on the CAHSEE (and other standardized tests) in this engaging video. From masters of geometry to students who struggle with basic math skills, these...
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Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
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...
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Go For the Gold

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Go for gold to understand the concept of the Golden Ratio. Learners measure their faces, their nose length, eye space, mouth location, etc. This information is used to determine the ratios of their facial features in order to determine...
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U.S. Customary and Metric units

For Students 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...
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Metric and Imperial Units

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A speed limit sign in Europe might be misleading if you don't understand different unit systems. A video presentation describes measurement units for length, mass, and capacity to help viewers differentiate between them. The...
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Metric Units for Length

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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.
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Converting between Metric Units for Area

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If one meter is 100 centimeters, how many square centimeters is equal to one square meter? Hint: the answer isn't 100! How many pupils make this mistake? A video lesson calculates the conversion factor of the common metric area units....
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Metric to Imperial Length

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Metric and standard units both have their place. Scholars learn to convert between the two systems of units using a helpful video lesson. The narrator demonstrates conversions between metric and standard units of lengths. Once mastered,...
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Metric Units for Mass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't make conversions a tonne of work! Use the quick video lesson to demonstrate conversions between grams, kilograms, and tonnes. Learners then use the practice problems to master the concept.
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Converting Metric Units for Volume

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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.
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Metric to Imperial Mass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lift the weight of teaching unit conversions! A video presentation demonstrates conversions between kilograms, pounds, and grams. The narrator explains the conversion factors and then completes several examples of each.
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The Kg Is Dead, Long Live the Kg

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Precision is imperative in science! Learn how science defines units of measure and how that changed for several units in 2018. A video lesson describes the history behind the definition of the kilogram, and the narrator then explains why...
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Metric Volume

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Master metric measurements. Given the fact that the volume of one milliliter of water is one cubic centimeter, scholars figure out the volume of one liter of water. They must determine the correct unit of length for a unit cube that...
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How Do Chemists Measure?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young chemists create gold nanoparticles as they learn to measure accurately with the metric system. They create an advertisement for the application of nanotechnology to complete the first activity in a series of six.
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What van Leeuwenhoek Saw

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When van Leeuwenhoek saw cells and single-celled organisms for the first time, he knew these small things were a big deal! Share his discoveries with young learners through a narrated video, model-building activity, and scale study....
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Multiples of Units (14-16)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most mnemonics for remembering the metric system only include seven words. Scholars need to know a few more to complete the included puzzles. They match the prefix to the meaning, symbol, and multiple in a series of four increasingly...
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Mass Concentration of Solutions

For Students 6th - 12th
Ready to teach your class about molar mass and solution concentration? Make time for an interactive resource that will challenge their reasoning and problem-solving skills. Science scholars calculate the molarity of several solutions...
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Units of Volume

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know in the UK a quart is smaller than in America? This explains why a standard unit of measure is necessary for volume. Young scientists learn the similarities and differences between five different units used to measure volume....