# SI System of Units

SI System of Units
Learning Intentions;
What? We are learning how to use the SI system to convert between units.
Why? So throughout the year we are aware of how to read and use correct measurements.

Success Criteria:
I can:
-identify the correct base unit for specific measurements.
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This lesson contains 14 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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SI System of Units
Learning Intentions;
What? We are learning how to use the SI system to convert between units.
Why? So throughout the year we are aware of how to read and use correct measurements.

Success Criteria:
I can:
-identify the correct base unit for specific measurements.

#### Slide 1 -Slide

Prefixes used for Measurements
Use the pictures and sentences to determine the meaning of the prefixes.

#### Slide 2 -Slide

Prefixes used for Measurements
Use the pictures and sentences to determine the meaning of the prefixes.

#### Slide 3 -Slide

Prefixes used for Measurements
Use the pictures and sentences to determine the meaning of the prefixes.

#### Slide 4 -Slide

Prefixes used for Measurements
Use the pictures and sentences to determine the meaning of the prefixes.

Can you
identify
any
patterns?

#### Slide 6 -Slide

SI                                                                Conversions
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h
da
d
c
m
g or m or l

#### Slide 7 -Slide

1. In your Spiral, WRITE this Question:
Why doesn’t the US use the metric system as our common measurement?

#### Slide 8 -Slide

Apply It: Identifying Appropriate
Units and Sizes
1. Pick up the Apply It Worksheet
2. Cut the pieces apart.
3. Place the coordinating pieces in a row.
4. Raise your hand for me to check.
5. Glue the pieces in your Spiral.
(see example done for you)

#### Slide 9 -Slide

What is the SI unit of length?
A
Foot
B
Inch
C
Meter
D
Yard

#### Slide 10 -Quiz

What is the SI unit of mass?
A
Kilogram
B
Gram
C
Pound
D
Ounce

#### Slide 11 -Quiz

What is the SI unit of volume?
A
Kilogram
B
Gram
C
Liter
D
Ounce

#### Slide 12 -Quiz

According to the review, what is an appropriate unit for a large distance, such as driving from one place to another?

A
millimeter
B
kilometer
C
kilogram
D
meter

#### Slide 13 -Quiz

What is an appropriate unit for a small mass?

A
milligram
B
kilogram
C
milliliter
D
gram