Metric System Teacher Resources
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Compare and Convert Metric Units of Length
6 mins 3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
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...
Chemistry Lesson: The Metric System and Conversions
10 mins 9th - 12th
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. ...
Conversion Between Metric Units
5 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
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...
Math in Science: Comparing Metric Units of Volume
4 mins 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...
Converting Metric Units for Volume
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe capacity for learning is great. Develop the conversion factors for metric capacities with a video presentation. The lesson narrator describes the origin of the factors and then shows how to convert between metric volume units.
Converting between Metric Units for Area
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIf 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....
Chemistry Lesson: Unit Analysis (Unit Conversions)
14 mins 9th - 12th
An informative video offers detailed instruction of the proper way to convert between different units in the English and metric systems. Additionally, it provides an explanation of how to handle significant digits and when this process...
Study Jams! Units of Measurement
4 mins 5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Converting Metric Measurements Code-Breaker
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Can your scholars crack the code of this metric learning exercise? To start, mathematicians must convert different units of measurement to the standard metric system form. Then, pupils plug in the corresponding letter to the correct...
Study Jams! Measure Length
2 mins 2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Mia's pet lizard has grown a lot since he was a baby and she needs help measuring his length now that he's an adult. After choosing the best tool for the job, RJ goes step by step through the measurement process, modeling how to use both...
Addition And Subtraction with Significant Figures
9 mins 7th - 9th
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...
Multiplying And Dividing with Significant Figures
10 mins 7th - 9th
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...
Math in Science: Comparing Metric Units of Mass and Weight
4 mins 9th - 12th
What units should you use for mass and weight? Be sure to weigh your choices carefully. Viewers first discover the difference between mass and weight in the second installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series. They then learn...
Metric Units of Capacity - Practice 12.8
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
You will appreciate a useful worksheet for grasping an understanding of liquid volume and practicing metric unit conversions. All of the problems involve liters and milliliters, so the conversions are very elementary. Neat drawings of...
Relationships Between Formal Measurement Units: Measure and Record Mass in Kilograms and Grams
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Teach the masses about the metric system with this hands-on measurement lesson. Given a fruit or vegetable, learners estimate, measure, and convert its mass using the metric units gram and kilogram.