Instructional Video

Metric & Standard Measurement Systems

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Teenagers in this engaging video explore different ancient measurement systems. Footage of the teens and computer animations combine to stimulate viewers' interest. The metric system is interchangeably referred to as the decimal system in this video. The ease of use as compared to United States standard units is explained. Use this when beginning a measurement unit in your math or science curriculum. Then, ask your kids why they think the US hasn't changed measuring systems.

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