Comparing Metric Units of Length

Meet the meter! The fourth installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series prompts viewers to identify meters as the base unit of length. Pupils then use common objects to compare metric units of length.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video to review metric units of length
Classroom Considerations

  • If using the series, consider showing this video before the one covering volume
  • Video does not teach how to explicitly use prefixes to relate units to the base unit; be sure to show learners this technique
Pros

  • Contains clear, concise explanations
Cons

  • Video follows the same basic pattern as previous ones