Lesson 3: Are You Ready to Convert?

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Introduction

In this lesson, students will make conversions from the English System of measurement to the Metric System. This will allow students to connect what we use in the United States in our daily lives to Metric system units. They will finish this lesson by playing the Metric Victims Game.

Lesson Time

2 -3 Class Periods
120 - 180 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Engineering Technology
    • Engineering Design
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Architectural Design
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California Math Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be shown how to make conversions from the English System of measurement to the Metric System.
  • Students will practice making conversions from the English System of measurement to the Metric System individually and as a group.

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