Write the correct abbreviation for each metric unit.

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Name: __________________________ Period: ___ Date: ____ Integrated Science 8 Honors

Metric Units and Conversions Honors

Complete the following table:

Metric unit of Name Abbreviation

Length

Volume

Mass

Circle the units that by convention should be used for each measurement. There may be more than one answer for each term.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Volume of a Solid:

Volume of a liquid:

Temperature: mL

Mass: kg mL mL

Density of a material: g

K

K o m 3 mg g/cm cm

C cm 3 cm

3 kg/m kg

mg

3

3

m

3

L

L

6.

7.

Time:

Length: kg

K

K km s m mm cm

Fill in the boxes in the stair step diagram with the appropriate prefix and value relative to the

base unit.

Write the correct abbreviation for each metric unit.

Meter __________ Liter ________

Millimeter ________

Kilogram ___________

Centimeter ________

Gram ________

Milligram

Milliliter ___________Kilometer __________

Name: __________________________ Period: ___ Date: ____ Integrated Science 8 Honors

Try these conversions, using the ladder method.

1000 mg = ________ g 1 L = _________ mL 160 cm = ________ mm

14 km = ________ m

2000 mg = ________ g

109 g = ________ kg

5 L = _______ mL

250 m = ________ km

16 cm = _________ mm

Try these conversions, using the ladder method.

104 km = _________ m 198 g = _________ kg 2,500 m = _________ km

480 cm = _________ m

5.6 kg = _________ g

8 mm = _________ cm

Compare using <, >, or =

75 mL = _________ L

50 cm = _________ m

5.6 m = _________ cm

56 cm _____ 6 m

63 cm ____ 6 m

7 g ____ 698 mg

5 g ____ 508 mg

536 cm ____ 53.6 dm 43 mg ____ 5 g

Convert the following to the proper number of meters.

65 g = _________ mg

6.3 cm = _________ mm

120 mg = _________ g

25 kL _____ 25,000 L

1,500 mL ____ 1.5 L

3.6 m ____ 36 cm

200 cm = ____________

50 cm = ____________

3 km = ____________

33 mm = ____________

Convert the following to milligrams.

10 g = ____________ 12 kg = ____________

1,000 mm = ____________

174 km = ____________

134 cg = ____________

Convert the following to kiloliters.

35 L = ____________ 1200 mL = ____________ 96 L = ____________

One Last One:

There are exactly 2.5 cm in 1 inch. How many centimeters are in the measurement of 1 yard?

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