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Ch 23: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement

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Simplify the process of studying for the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math assessment by watching fun video lessons. Refresh your understanding of measurement then test that understanding with lesson quizzes.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to get the comprehensive overview of measurement you need to answer related questions on the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math assessment. In no time, you'll be prepared to:

  • Provide the standard units of measurement for length, weight, time and capacity
  • Convert standard units of measure
  • Use measurements to perform basic operations
  • Understand units and conversion in the metric system
  • Exhibit how to convert units in the metric system

You can watch the lessons in any sequence and take advantage of timelines that allow you to skip to key topics within each video. View the videos from your computer or on the go via your smartphone or tablet.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement Chapter Objectives

The NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math assessment is one of four total subtests that gauge your comprehension of essential skills as you prepare to become an entry-level teacher and secure certification or licensure in your state. This subtest consists of 45 multiple-choice questions that are broken into five test competencies. Topics in this measurement chapter are found in the 0003 test competency, which tests your understanding of measurement principles and geometry concepts.

In addition to watching the lessons in this chapter, you can access full video transcripts with easily identifiable vocabulary words to strengthen your knowledge of measurement. A chapter exam is available to reinforce concepts learned in all the lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 23: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement
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Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

1. Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

Watch this video lesson to learn how to recognize the various units of measurement for length, weight, time and volume. Learn to recognize both U.S. units and metric units.

How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

2. How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

The United States uses pounds, miles and Fahrenheit for measurements, but the rest of the world uses the metric system. This video lesson will help you to convert from one to the other easily, so you can understand kilometers and kilograms, too.

How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

3. How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

In this video lesson, you will learn how measurements are very much like variables when it comes to adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing them. You will also see examples of how they are done.

The Metric System: Units and Conversion

4. The Metric System: Units and Conversion

Just like you and your friend communicate using the same language, scientists all over the world need to use the same language when reporting the measurements they make. This language is called the metric system. In this lesson we will cover the metric units for length, mass, volume, density and temperature, and also discuss how to convert among them.

How to Convert Units in the Metric System

5. How to Convert Units in the Metric System

If you can make dinner, you can convert units in the metric system. It's that easy! In this lesson, you'll learn about the three key things you'll need to perform conversions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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