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853 resources with the concept the metric system

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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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Equivalent Lengths

For Students 3rd - 5th
Use these worksheets during your equivalent length unit. There are three separate worksheets with 10-12 problems each. Your class must fill in the appropriate number that is equivalent to the one presented. A conversion cheat sheet is...
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Measuring Matter

For Teachers 4th
Explore various types of measurement with fourth graders. They will practice using balance pans to measure the weight of a coin and a graduated cylinder to determine the displacement volume for a bolt. The metric system will be the focus...
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Metric and Imperial Units

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A speed limit sign in Europe might be misleading if you don't understand different unit systems. A video presentation describes measurement units for length, mass, and capacity to help viewers differentiate between them. The...
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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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Converting between Metric Units for Area

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If 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....
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Metric to Imperial Length

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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,...
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Metric Units for Mass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't make conversions a tonne of work! Use the quick video lesson to demonstrate conversions between grams, kilograms, and tonnes. Learners then use the practice problems to master the concept.
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Converting Metric Units for Volume

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The 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.
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Metric to Imperial Mass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lift the weight of teaching unit conversions! A video presentation demonstrates conversions between kilograms, pounds, and grams. The narrator explains the conversion factors and then completes several examples of each.
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The Kg Is Dead, Long Live the Kg

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Precision is imperative in science! Learn how science defines units of measure and how that changed for several units in 2018. A video lesson describes the history behind the definition of the kilogram, and the narrator then explains why...
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Metric Volume

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Master metric measurements. Given the fact that the volume of one milliliter of water is one cubic centimeter, scholars figure out the volume of one liter of water. They must determine the correct unit of length for a unit cube that...
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Real-Life Math | Zoo Keeper, Hoofstock

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Zoos are a great place to learn about math (and see cute animals, too). Part of a larger Real-Life Math series, an informative video, which has a zookeeper describe math in her job, sets the stage for the lesson. Learners answer...
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How Do Chemists Measure?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young chemists create gold nanoparticles as they learn to measure accurately with the metric system. They create an advertisement for the application of nanotechnology to complete the first instructional activity in a series of six.
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What van Leeuwenhoek Saw

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When van Leeuwenhoek saw cells and single-celled organisms for the first time, he knew these small things were a big deal! Share his discoveries with young learners through a narrated video, model-building activity, and scale study....
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Multiples of Units (14-16)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most mnemonics for remembering the metric system only include seven words. Scholars need to know a few more to complete the included puzzles. They match the prefix to the meaning, symbol, and multiple in a series of four increasingly...
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Mass Concentration of Solutions

For Students 6th - 12th
Ready to teach your class about molar mass and solution concentration? Make time for an interactive resource that will challenge their reasoning and problem-solving skills. Science scholars calculate the molarity of several solutions...
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Units of Volume

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know in the UK a quart is smaller than in America? This explains why a standard unit of measure is necessary for volume. Young scientists learn the similarities and differences between five different units used to measure volume....
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Gimli Glider—Anecdotes for Chemistry Teachers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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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Measuring Distances: Lesson

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Let's rule the coordinate plane. By reviewing the marking on rulers, the video discusses how to determine the measurement between two points. The resource, a portion of a basic geometry playlist, determines the length of a side of a...
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The American Kilogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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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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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At the Crossroads

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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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Scaling Down: Effects of Size on Behavior

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Two activities explore the concept of size, especially small sizes down to the nano. Scholars practice determining volume, mass, and density and calculate exponential increases and decreases. They then predict and test the effect of size...