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#### Ricochet Science: Math in Science

The 11 resources in the Math in Science playlist cover concepts introduced in a high school or college biology class. Topics include Comparing Metric Units of Measurement, Mass and Weight, Volume, and Length. Other videos focus on...

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#### Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory

We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of geometric...

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#### Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets

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

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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#### Metric & Standard Measurement Systems

Teenagers in this engaging video explore different ancient measurement systems. Footage of the teens and computer animations combine to stimulate viewers' interest. The metric system is interchangeably referred to as the decimal system...

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#### Physics 101: Physics Metrics

A half-hour introductory video on mechanics and the metric system was produced with beginning physicists in mind. Note-taking guides are provided, in addition to a follow-up metric worksheet. For the lab, learners construct paper frogs....

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#### Chemistry 102: The Metric System

Although this lesson is directed at a chemistry class, all laboratory classes require the use of metric measurement. Here is a half-hour video introduction to measurement systems and a thorough teaching about the base-ten metric system...

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#### Unit Conversion Example: Drug Dosage

An example of unit conversion using drug dosage is the focus of this video. Sal, the all-knowing pre-algebra guide, takes a problem from a nursing class to show the process of unit conversion within an algebraic expression. This helpful...

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#### Multiplying And Dividing with Significant Figures

Sal takes out the big guns - or in this case, big calculator - in this video, which carries the concept of significant figures even further. Sal shows how to multiply and divide significant figures using both electronic and handwritten...

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#### Unit Conversion

Metric unit conversion is the focus of this video. Sal introduces the necessary prefixes before launching into several mathematical examples. His easygoing manner and explanative annotations will undoubtedly help those who get a little...

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#### Addition And Subtraction with Significant Figures

After a series of videos on the use and application of significant figures, Sal gets down to business as he demonstrates the methods of adding and subtracting significant numbers. Viewers will find his easygoing manner and clear examples...

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#### More on Significant Figures

Reiterating the idea and application of significant figures from the previous video, Sal demonstrates several equations in which significant are prevalent. He goes into detail about the use of decimals and numbers with decimals in these...

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#### Significant Figures

A short and simple introduction to significant figures (or digits) can help viewers to grasp a concept that might be difficult for them to understand in another context. Watching the explanation several times can be especially beneficial.

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#### Conversion Between Metric Units

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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#### Customary and Metric Measurement

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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#### Madlenka Plays in the World Cup

Madlenka plays soccer in this video. This could be used as a way to generate a discussion on the importance of exercise, or as a writing prompt. Teachers could use it as a way to practice story structure, retelling a story, or a variety...

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#### SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 2 Part 3

Continuing his theme of solving problems in a timely and correct manner, Sal teaches students that most problems on the SAT are designed to be solved in less than 30 seconds (though he does state that they are given over a minute for...

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#### Conversion Charts

In this conversion chart worksheet, 7th graders will analyze basic measurements and their equivalents. Students will focus on the use of linear measure, surface measure, cubic measure, liquid, volume, weight, and temperature units.

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#### U.S. Customary and Metric units

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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#### Equivalent Lengths

Use these worksheets during your equivalent length unit. There are three separate worksheets with 10-12 problems each. Your class must fill in the appropriate number that is equivalent to the one presented. A conversion cheat sheet is...

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#### Measuring Matter

Explore various types of measurement with fourth graders. They will practice using balance pans to measure the weight of a coin and a graduated cylinder to determine the displacement volume for a bolt. The metric system will be the focus...

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#### Metric and Imperial Units

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

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

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....