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# Finding Distance

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Author: Jason Fritz
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Students will be able to use metric measurements to accurately find the length, width, and height of an object.

Students will be able to use metric merasurements to accuratly find the distance between two objects.

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Tutorial

## Distance Excursions and Conversions

Students will find the length, width, or height of a variety of objects using a meter stick. Students will then convert those measurements metrically.

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## What is Isometric Drawing

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## Isometric Drawing Activity

Using a small metric ruler accurately and neatly draw the shapes provided. Be sure to make careful measurements.

Hint: measure twice... draw once.

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## Unit conversions and problem solving with metric measurement

Are you still having trouble with the metric system. Click on the image to get more practice and training from Khan Academy

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