In this measurement learning exercise, students use the ladder method to convert basic units. Then they compare each using greater than, less than, or equal to. Students also write the correct abbreviation for each metric unit.
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Conversations with Inches and Centimeters
Measurements in customary units and measurements in metric units. How do you convert inches to centimeters? How do you convert centimeters to inches? Have your mathematicians find things in the classroom that are less than a rulers...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Volcanoes and Earthquakes: Measurements and Conversions
What is a standard measurement? That's what learners explore here as they use an ordinary item to measure other items. They then determine a conversion factor between their chosen measuring device and a standard unit of measure, and...
5th - 6th Math
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics: Tire and Wheel Assemblies
Is bigger really better? By the end of this activity, 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
Convert Between Units: Using a T-Chart
Learning to convert between different units of measurement can be a challenge for many young mathematicians. The final video in this series supports learners with this topic by clearly modeling how T-charts and repeated addition are used...
5 mins 2nd - 6th Math CCSS: Designed