In this lesson, we will learn:
Metric Units of Length:
- Metric units of length, volume and weigh
- Comparing and Converting between different metric units
- Choosing appropriate units to make measurements
1km = 1000 m
1 m = 100 cm
1 cm = 10 mm
Metric Units of Volume
1L = 1000 mL
Metric Units of Weight
1kg = 1000 g
Introduction to Metric Units
Introduction to measuring length
- What is length?
- How do we measure length?
- Metric Units of Length: millimetre, centimetre, meter, kilometer
Intro to metric conversions
Converting in two steps and three steps
Introduction to measuring weight
- What is weight?
- How do we measure weight?
- Metric units of volume: gram and kilogram
Converting between metric units of weight
Introduction to measuring volume
- What is volume?
- How do we measure volume?
- Metric units of volume: millilitre, litre
Converting between metric units of volume
Choose the appropriate metric unit of measurement
Which unit would you use to measure? (mm, cm, m, km)
- Length of a pencil
- Length of a football field
- Thickness of a coin
- Distance between two cities
Converting Metric Units of Length
Converting metric units of volume
2 litres into millilitres
2500 millilitres into litres
Converting metric units of weight
500 grams into kilograms
Comparing Metric Units of Length
Compare the following lengths using <, =, >
Comparing Metric Units of Volume
Compare the following volumes using <, =, >
Comparing Metric Units of Weight
Compare the following weights using <, =, >
Word Problems with Metric Units
Annie and Jessica are both going for hikes. Annie went on 6km hike while Jessica went on a 4500m hike. Jessica says she had a longer hike. Is she correct?
Ben is asked to get 0.5 L of orange juice from the store. The store has 750 mL juice bottles or 500 mL juice bottles. Which one should he buy?