Metric to Imperial Length

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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, individuals follow the lesson by completing included practice problems.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils measure the length of their desks in both inches and centimeters; then convert inches to centimeters to compare to the measurement
  • Pause the video before the presenter shows the answers to ask for solving strategies
Classroom Considerations

  • Familiarity with both metric and standard units prior to the lesson is helpful

  • Includes several examples of each conversion type
  • Uses color to organize the information and steps of the calculations

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