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Converting Units of Measurement Poster (Metric)

Use these posters to assist your students in learning the different units of measurement in the metric system.

Information includes:

Converting Units of Length –

1 centimeter = 10 millimeters
1 meter = 100 centimeters
1 kilometer = 1,000 meters

Converting Units of Mass –

1 gram = 1,000 milligrams
1 kilogram = 1,000 grams

Converting Units of Capacity –

1 liter = 1,000 milliliters

Converting Units of Area –

1 hectare = 10,000 meters²
1 kilometer² = 100 hectares

Converting Units of Time (version 1) –

1 minute = 60 seconds
1 hour = 60 minutes
1 day = 24 hours
1 week = 7 days
1 year = 365 days
1 year = 52 weeks
1 year = 12 months
1 century = 100 years

Converting Units of Time (version 2) –

1 minute = 60 seconds
1 hour = 60 minutes
1 day = 24 hours
1 week = 7 days
1 year = 365 days

Converting Units of Data –

1 byte = 8 bits
1 kilobyte = 1,024 bytes
1 megabyte = 1,024 kilobytes
1 gigabyte = 1,024 megabytes
1 terrabyte = 1,024 gigabytes
1 petabyte = 1,024 terrabytes

Be sure and check out our Converting Units of Measurement Posters in the Customary System as well!

Converting Units of Measurement Poster (Customary)

Use these posters to assist your students in learning the different units of measurement in the customary system. 8 pagesGrades: 4 - 6

Curriculum

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.MD.A.1

Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement ...

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.A.1

Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.