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Metric Review worksheet Name___________________ Use the chart below to help you convert! Remember it is all about moving the decimal point to the left or to the right! Kids (kilo) Have (hecto) Dropped (Deca) Over (base) Dead (deci) Converting (centi) Metrics (milli) Units of Measurement 1. What is one advantage to using the metric system? (insert what we measure with here) Length km=kilometer, m=meter, cm=centimeters, mm=millimeters, 2. The basic unit of length in the metric system is the ___________________ 3. What unit of measurement would I use to measure the length of a snickers bar? 4. What unit of measurement would I use to measure the thickness of a nose hair? 5. What unit of measurement would I use to measure the distance from Pulaski to Wausau? 6. What unit of measurement would I use to measure a football field? Convert the following units of measurement 7) 100cm=_______________m 8) 435 mm=_____________km 9) 45km=_______________cm 10) 9873289mm=____________cm 11) 765 km=___________cm _____________m Mass (weight) although they aren’t the same thing. We will learn about this later kg=kilogram, g=gram, cm=centigram, mg= milligram, etc… 12. The basic unit of Mass (weight) in the metric system is the _________________ 13. What unit of Mass measurement would I use to measure a vitamin pill? 14. What unit of Mass measurement would I use to measure a person? 15. What unit of Mass measurement would I use to measure a small pebble? Convert the following units of measurement 16) 254kg=____________g 17) 453286mg=______________g 18) 432g=____________kg 19) 987653g= _______________mg 20) 4567kg=__________________mg Volume (kL=kiloliter, L=liters, cL=centiliters, mL=milliliters etc…) 21. The basic unit of measurement for Volume in the metric system is the ____________ 22. To measure the amount of liquid in a soda can I would use_____________________ 23. To measure the amount of water in a bucket I would use_______________________ 24. To measure the amount of water in an eye dropper I would use_________________ Convert the following 25) 78965 L=_______________kL 26) 78789 mL=____________L 27) 45kL=___________________L 28) 4234kL=_____________mL