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### We found 39 resources with the keyterm unit conversion

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#### Metric Conversion: Stair-Step Method

Elevate young scientists' skills with unit conversion using the stair-step method. Detailed instructions and a neat stair-step diagram are on the first page. Four pages of practice problems follow, mostly with real-world applications....

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#### How to Convert Units - Unit Conversion Made Easy

View footage of a teacher writing out the conversion formula on a whiteboard. There is no verbal explanation, just writing and some trendy background music. This might sound boring, but in fact, the teacher cleverly laces humor...

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#### Unit Conversion Example: Drug Dosage

An example of unit conversion using drug dosage is the focus of this video. Sal, the all-knowing pre-algebra guide, takes a problem from a nursing class to show the process of unit conversion within an algebraic expression. This helpful...

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#### SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 9 Part 3

Determining the skills necessary for solving a given problem is half of the battle on the SAT. (The other half is using those skills correctly). Sal shows students how to decide if they need to spend a lot of time solving a problem, or...

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#### SAT Prep: Test 6 Section 7 Part 2

Helping students realize the common missteps in solving the average SAT problem, Sal creates a lens through which students can clearly see the correct and incorrect approach to each type of problem. He points out what a student might...

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#### Unit Conversion

Metric unit conversion is the focus of this video. Sal introduces the necessary prefixes before launching into several mathematical examples. His easygoing manner and explanative annotations will undoubtedly help those who get a little...

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#### Customary and Metric Measurement

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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#### Convert Measurement Units Using Ratio Tables

Converting units are ratios in disguise and can be easy solve. Although this video is the last in a series about different methods to solve ratio problems, it does not have to be used in conjunction with this series. It introduces the...

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#### Study Jams! Customary Units of Length

See if your mathematicians can go from miles to yards to feet and back again with unit conversions. This video introduces the topic of the customary units of length and common equivalents. The main rule is to multiply when making...

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#### Compare and Convert Metric Units of Length

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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#### Voting for Three, Variation 1

This is an opportunity for young mathematicians to apply reasoning to solve real-world problems with ratios. Even though there are three candidates for class president, students will only consider two at a time, making the first problem...

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#### Currency Exchange

Take your class on a North American adventure with a currency conversion problem. Pupils are asked to change US dollars into Canadian dollars and then to Mexican pesos. The commentary includes two solutions, converting by unit rates and...

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#### Dana's House

Your class is to find the percent of the lot that is not covered by a house. Make sure your pupils understand the problems before they begin. The lot is the whole of the percent problem and the house is the part. The exercise is good...

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#### Comparing Years

Who knew that the Egyptian, Julian, and Gregorian year were different lengths? Your mathematicians will! They will have to calculate the difference between the years in seconds and find the percent change. Using dimensional analysis,...

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#### Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics: Tire and Wheel Assemblies

Is bigger really better? By the end of this lesson, learners will be able to apply formulas for computing the diameter of tires and wheel assemblies. Begin by showing a slide presentation that will review definitions for radius and...

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#### Take-Home Midterm Exam #3, Part A

Let your physics learners take this electromagnetic radiation exam home to show what they know. You could also use it in class or assign it as a review. The content covers concepts pertaining to color, wavelength, frequency, refraction,...

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#### Our Solar System - Comparing Planetary Travel Distances

NASA presents a mini-unit on distances in our solar system. It incorporates scientific concepts of gravity, mass, density, and payload while your aspiring astronauts also employ mathematics skills. They calculate speed, they determine...

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#### Making Simple Conversions

Young scholars explore the concept of measurement as it relates to equivalencies. They complete simple conversions using visual models of measurement units, and record their answers in a two-column table.

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#### Area and Volume Metric Conversions - Grade Seven

Students investigate unit conversion. In this unit conversion lesson, students will build models of square and cubic centimeters using grid paper and generate formula tables for converting units of area and volume. The tables will be...

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#### Converting Square Units

Jada has a rectangle board that is measured in inches. Young learners confirm their understanding of converting inches to feet. Then they find the area in square feet. Jada thinks she has a short-cut to convert inches square to square...

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#### Data Transfer

A question to ask your class is, How fast is your Internet? That depends on the data transfer rate (DTR), which is the unit rate used in this activity. Math students will calculate how long it takes to download a music file and a video...

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#### Computing Volume Progression 3

Learners are given a volume of a rectangular tank and are asked to find the water height. Because the total volume of the tank is given in liters, your geometers will need to use a unit ratio to convert to centimeters cubed. The exercise...

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#### Floor Plan

A multi-step problem has learners finding the actual area based on a scale drawing and then converting units at the end. Two different solution choices are listed depending on the preference on which step to start first. Both methods can...

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#### Unit Conversions for the Gas Laws

In this gas laws worksheet, students practice converting temperature measurements between Celsius and Kelvin and convert pressure into different units of measure. This worksheet has 18 problems to solve.