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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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Chemistry Lesson: The Metric System and Conversions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Provide class members with an opportunity to fully understand chemistry conversions with this short, yet engaging video segment. It covers the metric system, when and how to use prefixes, and how to convert between metric units.       
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Compare and Convert Metric Units of Length

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Leaping frogs lead the way in a lesson on metric conversion. A review of the customary measurement system and metric system starts the lesson, followed by a detailed explanation of how the metric system is based around the meter. Then, a...
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WS 1.2 Metric Units I/ Physical vs. Chemical

For Students 10th - 12th
In this metric units and properties worksheet, students determine the proper metric unit given a variety of measurements for specific items. They also identify chemical and physical properties and chemical and physical changes.
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Metric Units of Mass - Problem Solving 14.5

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this using metric units of mass word problems worksheet, students use a data table about river dolphins' calf masses and adult masses to solve word problems. Students solve five word problems.
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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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The Metric System

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
How did the metric system come to be, and why does the US not use it very much? Your class can learn the answers to these questions with the reading passage included here and then respond to the five related questions.
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The Metric System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do Myanmar, Liberia, and the United States have in common? They are the only countries that don't use the metric system. The video introduces the metric system by starting with the prefixes. It finishes by showing how to solve...
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Comparing Metric Units of Measurement

For Students 9th - 12th
What are metric units of measurement? Viewers learn about the metric system in the first installment of an 11-part Math In Science video series. After reviewing the need for units, viewers learn about different units for length.
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Math in Science: Comparing Metric Units of Volume

For Students 9th - 12th
What volume of information about units of volume can your brain possibly hold? The third installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series introduces viewers to metric units of volume, using common objects as examples for each unit...
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Comparing Metric Units of Length

For Students 9th - 12th
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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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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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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Chemistry 102: The Metric System

For Students 6th - 12th
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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Why the Metric System Matters

For Students 7th - 12th
Should metrification, the official adoption and usage of the metric system, be encouraged? The United States of one of only three countries that have not fully adapted the metric system of measurement. Here's a short video that details...
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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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Imperial and Metric Units of Measure

For Students 6th
In this units of measure worksheet, 6th graders review the imperial and metric units of measure, complete a table to show conversions between the two types of measure.
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Metric Units of Measure - Reteach 8.4

For Students 6th - 7th
In this metric units of measure worksheet, students study a chart that helps convert metric units of measure from millimeter to kilometer and milligram to kilogram. Students then complete the conversions in the nine problems.
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Relate Customary and Metric Units - EL 8.5

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ELL, customary and metric units worksheet, students match 4 measurement vocabulary words related to converting customary and metric units, with definitions. Students then complete 5 sentences with bicycle racing vocabulary words.
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Convert Metric Units of Capacity and Mass

For Students 5th - 6th
Use this converting metric units worksheet to have your learners solve six word problems where they covert metric units of mass and capacity in order to arrive at an answer.
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Metric Units of Capacity and Mass

For Students 4th - 6th
Learners convert and solve metric units of capacity and mass, solve word problems, and use number sense. They solve twenty-nine problems.
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Metric Units of Measure - Practice 8.4

For Students 6th - 7th
In this metric units worksheet, learners use the given measurements and convert them into metric measurements or customary units. Students then choose the most likely measurement for the given objects: length of a house, weight of a...
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Metric Units of Capacity - Problem Solving 12.8

For Students 5th - 6th
In this units of capacity worksheet, students read the word problems and solve the problems finding the metric units of capacity for each. In the 'use data' problem, students use the recipe to help them solve the problem.
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Metric Units of Capacity - Reteach 12.8

For Students 4th - 6th
Here is a metric units of capacity conversion worksheet in which learners convert liters and milliliters of liquids. They solve twelve problems.

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