Comparing Values in the Metric System

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Type: Mini-lesson

Theme: Measurement

Grades: 5, 6

Learning Target: Students will compare length, mass, and liquid volume.

  • Provide students a summary of the cubic centimeter of water and how that volume and mass is the fundamental basis of the metric system. 
  • Show students this presentation.
  • Have students search Wikimedia for images of various units.
  • Students will import a small image and organize it on the correct page. They should move the image so it is under the correct category, such as millimeter, meter, or kilometer.


Exit Ticket
CCSS Math Practice
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts