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Author:ThinkQuest Junior
Description: A simple introduction to the metric system, starting with a basic explanation of how the metric system works. Read about the metric system in relation to other methods of measuring, and learn how to measure time, length, volume, mass, and temperature. Unit conversion calculators show instant results for converting between units, and except for the unit on time, sections give the prefix, abbreviation, and multiplier for the metric measuring units.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Calculators, Lesson Plans and Activities, Tutorials
Math Topics: Calendars/Dates/Time, Temperature, Terms/Units of Measure

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