Monday, March 18, 2013

Metric Measurement

Capacity - Liters
Milliliters - small amounts of liquid (drops of rain, liquid in a medicine dropper)
Liters - a sports bottle
Kiloliters - large amounts of liquid (water in a pool, water in a lake)

Linear Measurement - Meters
Millimeter - thickness of a dime
Centimeter - width of your pinky finger
Decimeter - width of your palm
Meter - width of a door
Kilometer - long distances (running a 5K, driving down the road, distance between cities)

Milligram - grains of salt/sand
Gram - a large paperclip
Kilogram - a math text book

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