Process

1.  Learn about where the metric system came from  
 
2.  There are 7 Base Units:
  1. Length
  2. Mass
  3. Time
  4. Electric
  5. Thermodynamic temperature
  6. Amount of substance
  7. Luminous intensity

To learn more about Base Units:

http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/sifundam.html

 

3.  Today will will learn about:  Length.  The Base Unit for length is the:  Meter

 

http://www.metricamerica.com/metre.htm

 

4.   Learn also about the centimeter

http://www.metricamerica.com/centimetre.htm

 

5.  The millimeter

http://www.metricamerica.com/millimetre.htm

 

6.  And the Kilometer

http://www.metricamerica.com/kilometre.htm

 

7.  And about conversions related to the meter:

 

http://www.aaamath.com/B/mea69x10.htm#section1

 

8.  When ready, test your knowledge

 

Start here (it should be easy) (hint the "PRACTICE" Area)

 

 http://www.aaamath.com/B/mea69_x6.htm#section2

 

 

And then go here:

 http://www.aaamath.com/B/mea69x10.htm#section2

 

Work until you get 10question correct!

Then Print it out!

 

9.  Write a two paragraph report about the origins of the metric system

 

 

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