Percent Worksheets Converting Between Percents, Decimals, and Fractions Worksheets This Percent Worksheet is great for practicing converting between percents, decimals, and fractions. Now you are ready to create your Area conversion worksheet pdf Worksheet by pressing the Create Button.
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Do not claim these lessons as your own work. Rotting Fruit Lab My all-time favorite lab! Not really “metric” but a good observational exercise. I used to do this with 6th graders. It was the highlight of each week for the entire school year.
Great ongoing lesson if you have 3 or more months ahead of you. Once a week for the rest of the school year, draw what you see and then list all observable changes! By the end of the year, students have a flip-book of the rotting process. I require 10 observations the first time, which helps them improve their observational skills! Of course, allow the brave ones to open their jar to smell the “rotten smell,” if they ask! Lecture and worksheets for converting within the metric system. I personally don’t believe in converting between systems.
If you want to get your students familiar with the metric system, use metric exclusively all year! Click here for a simplified version. Have your students measure items within the classroom, including smiles, feet, desk tops, etc. One member of each small group writes the problem on the white board and all group members help solve the problem without letting the other groups see their board. Hold up when teacher asks for them. Each correct answer gets a point.
Called Show Me the Answer here in Missouri! Prepare a colorful display for the front of the classroom. I leave mine up all year as a helper for students who need it. Other students use a King Henry “Slider” I run off for them and paste on a piece of tag board. Still others copy down all this information on a 3×5 card.
Great practice using the metric system! Includes great Metric Mania Scavenger Game! Click here to download a pdf file with great graphics and the entire mini-metric Olympics lesson plan. Divide a transparency or an area on the chalkboard in half. Put the same problem on each half. Line them up in team rows, either standing or sitting. First two players race to problems, work them out.
If second team gets it right, one point. Players go to back of line. Click here for a good lab that offers experience in measuring the basics, like mass and weight and volume, and then has the students calculate the density of each object. Have pairs cut out copies of scientific equipment flashcards, either photos or sketches.
Place both sets of cards in front of the pair. Then say, “Put your finger on the balance. Or, “Put your finger on the equipment you would use to measure mass. Or, “Put your finger on the instrument that have grams for the unit. They can use both pointing fingers, so one of the pair could get both of the eye wash flashcards.
About the best way I know to teach that weight and mass are related. I teach my students to use a calculator to calculate the answers. Click here for instructions for using the calculator. Click here for a practice worksheet. Click here for a second worksheet. Editor: Ken Myers Fly the Future – Fly Electric!
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