# Ch 36: 6th-8th Grade Measurement: Units of Measurement

## Units of Measurement - Chapter Summary

This chapter's video lessons are designed to help your 6th-8th grade students learn how to work with various standard units of measurement. The lessons begin with an overview of basic units and operations and then cover concepts in converting between the metric and U.S. customary units. There are quizzes, lesson transcripts and a chapter test to help reinforce key concepts.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity Instructors explain the units of measurement used for length, weight, time and capacity.
How to Convert Standard Units of Measure Students are taught how to use the conversion factor to convert one unit of measurement to another.
How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements Instructors teach the processes for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing measurements.
The Metric System: Units and Conversion This lesson focuses on the metric system, including the basic measures of length, weight, and liquid capacity.
How to Convert Units in the Metric System Students can examine the process of changing metric units.
How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings Instructors demonstrate how to read and interpret information on scales and meters.
Converting Units of Time Students learn how calculate how much time has passed in seconds, minutes and hours. They also learn methods for converting between these units.
Distance in the Metric System This lesson shows students how to select the best metric unit to measure length and how to convert lengths using the metric system.
U.S. Customary Units to Measure Distance In this lesson, students learn to work with the U.S. customary unit for measuring length.
Measuring Capacity Using the Metric System Students review the process for measuring capacity, including selecting the correct metric unit and converting capacity within the metric system.
U.S. Customary Units to Measure Capacity Instructors explain the U.S. customary unit for measuring and converting capacity.
Measuring Mass Using the Metric System In this lesson, students learn about the metric units used to measure mass.
U.S. Customary Units to Measure Weight Students are taught about the correct U.S. customary unit to measure weight. Instructors also describe the conversion process.
Converting Weight in Metric & U.S. Customary Systems The steps for converting weight in U.S. customary and metric systems are outlined in this lesson.
Converting Celsius to Fahrenheit and Back Examples are provided to help students understand how to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit.

15 Lessons in Chapter 36: 6th-8th Grade Measurement: Units of Measurement
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