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### We found 73 resources with the concept standard units of measurement

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#### Gimli Glider—Anecdotes for Chemistry Teachers

What's the moral of this story? Units save lives! Teach measurement conversion through storytelling in a quick math-based lesson. Young scientists learn how one country's decision to swap from imperial to metric standard units caused an...

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#### The American Kilogram

America is actually on the metric system in a roundabout way. All measurements in the United States trace back to a one-kilogram cylinder from France. The Veritasium lesson explains the special care given to the original cylinders from...

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#### Celsius Didn't Invent Celsius

This temperature scale brought to you by...Carl Linnaeus? Discover the true origins of the world's most popular unit of temperature with a video from Veritasium. Content includes the world's struggle with standard temperature...

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#### Density

Do you know how to change the density of water? Show your class using a video that explains what density is and how to calculate it. Then, it goes into the units we use to measure density and how temperature impacts it. Finally, it...

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#### How We're Redefining the kg

The definition of a kilogram changes in 2018. A video discusses the current definition of a kg and why scientists need to change it. Then, it explains the science behind the process of redefining it.

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#### Measurements and Significant Figures

Are your lab results both accurate and precise? An interesting video lesson explains the difference between the two descriptions. Using error and percent error measurements, these descriptions become concrete and in turn leads to a...

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#### SI Units and Density

Scientists use SI units as a common language. Expose learners to the basic measures and prefixes with a video lesson. The instructor presents these concepts as well as introduces density calculations as a way to combine units.

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#### At the Crossroads

Young scientists investigate methods of comparing standard and metric units with a technology-enhanced lesson that builds a connection between conversion ratios and the corresponding units. The simulation allows learners to manipulate...

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#### Calculating Molar Volume Using Experimental Data

Calculating molar volume from experimental data often means the additional challenge of complex numbers and slight errors in measurement. The 23rd video in a 30-part series offers two types of experimental data to work from and models...

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#### Molar Volumes of Gases

In the United States, motor vehicles cause around 75 percent of the carbon monoxide pollution, but how do we measure this pollution? The 21st video in a series of 30 discusses what we mean by molar volumes of gases. It covers why we need...

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#### Determination of the Density of Solids

Pupils use a eureka can or measuring cylinder to determine the density of an irregular solid in the eighth lesson in a series of 11. They measure the mass and volume in order to properly calculate the density through conversion factors.

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#### The Fed Explains Good versus Bad Standards

People use the gold standard to describe the highest quality possible, but in reality, measuring wealth by the gold standard isn't very effective. Discover the ways the Federal Reserve ensures that prices remain stable with a video that...

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#### Measuring in Metrics

Practice measuring skills with a 10-question worksheet that challenges scholars to measure lines using centimeters and inches.

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#### Converting Customary Units of Length Brochure

Customary units, also known as standard units of measurement, are the focus of a conversion brochure. Learners compare, identify, and convert customary units of length before folding the sheets into a brochure.

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#### Unit Multipliers

How many yards are in 360 inches? Pupils answer this question with the help of a video lesson. The instructor uses dimensional analysis to complete the conversion.

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#### Swimming Pool

Swimming is more fun with quantities. The short assessment task encompasses finding the volume of a trapezoidal prism using an understanding of quantities. Individuals make a connection to the rate of which the pool is filled with a...

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#### Physics Intro, Kinematics, Graphing

Some consider physics the branch of science concerned with using long and complicated formulas to describe how a ball rolls. This presentation, while long, is not complicated, yet it covers rolling, falling, and more. It compares vectors...

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#### Pen Pals

It's always nice to hear from friends. Your budding mathematicians read letters from pen pals and convert customary measurements into metric units and vice versa. They also write letters to an imaginary pen pal using metric units.

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#### Measurement

Build a basic understanding of units of measure and create a great foundation for your learners. The lesson gives a complete overview of everything measurement, from types of measurement to rounding to conversions — it has it all!

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#### Metric and Imperial Measures

After watching a brief video on making metric conversions to standard units, pupils complete tables to describe certain items with the appropriate unit of measurement. Then, they convert liters to millimeters, millimeters to centimeters,...

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#### Metric Units of Weight and Volume

Getting the right measurements can save a lot of time and money in the real world. Learners are introduced to unit conversion and how to accurately go from one unit to another. The first pages are notes and then the packet finishes with...

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#### The Units of the English System

Go from feet to inches to yards and back again with this notes and worksheet combo resource. Several pages of examples regarding unit conversion of the English system are given, followed by different pages of problems. There is a nice...

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#### 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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#### Math in Science: Comparing Metric Units of Volume

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...