After completing this lesson students will be able to convert between various metric system measurements by using the Step Up to Metrics graphic.
This lesson uses a simple graphic to help students understand how to convert between the various metric measurements by multiplying by powers of 10. The graphic expains the relationship between different metric prefixes and how converting just involves multipliying by powers of 10 and then moving the decimal point.
The stair graphic for accompany the tutorial Step Up to Metrics.
Source: Created by Kirsten McCann using Microsoft Word
Using the Step Up to Metrics graphic to convert within the metric system of measurement.
Source: Created by Kirsten McCann using MicroSoft PowerPoint