measurement metric introduction

standard metric imperial What system of measurement do we use in Canada? What is the base unit ofmeasurement used todetermine length? meters grams liters the height of a door the lenght of your shoe the height of a safety gate What is approximately 1 meter in length? a carton of milk What has the capacity of 1 liter? a can of pop a juice box What is the base unit ofmeasurement used todetermine capacity ? grams liters meters What is the base unit ofmeasurement used todetermine weight? grams liters meters a paper clip an eraser What would weigh about 1 gram? an apple Milli means something very small. Which of the items might weigh about a milligram? a very, very small feather a peanut a pencil sometimes Do all of the base units of metric measurement use the same prefixes? no yes The prefixes of the smallerunits all end with the same letter. What is that letter? a o i The picture shows the prefixes of the metric units. How much difference isthere between each unit? 5 times 10 times 2 times The amounts gets larger. As the unit size gets larger,what happens to theamount? The amount gets smaller. The amounts stays the same If my guitar is one meter long, how manymillimetres would it be? 10 mm 1000 mm 100 mm What unit we use to measure the distance to the moon? decameters meters kilometers 5000kg My horse weighs 5000 hectograms.How much does she weigh in kilograms? 500kg 50kg .75kl Our kiddy pool holds 750 liters of water. How many kilolitres does it hold? 7500kl 75 kl |

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