WebQuest

Measurement

Process

20100220015304ymyNu.jpg


Through your European Adventure you will be placed in groups of 2-3 students. Your teacher will assign your groups. 

Use the websites below to familiarize yourself with the Metric System. These will help you learn how to convert units back and forth from the English measurement system to the Metric system.

Learn the history of the metric system:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metric_system

http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=47&l=&c=

http://www.aaamath.com/g5-212-metric-wvalues-basic.html

http://www.mc.cc.md.us/Departments/biotp/Metric.htmlLearn how to use and Convert the Metric unit for measuring length:
http://www.metricamerica.com/centimetre.htm
http://www.aaamath.com/g511-compare-meter-number.html
http://www.aaamath.com/g511-conv-met-us-length-approx.html
http://www.countryguide.com/driving_distance_conversions/kilometers-to-miles.shtml
http://www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/


Learn how to use and convert the metric unit for measuring volume:
http://www.aaamath.com/g511-compare-liter-number.html
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_liters_make_a_gallon
http://www.thetipsbank.com/convert.htm


Learn how to use and convert the metric unit for measuring weight:
http://www.metricamerica.com/kilogram.htm
http://www.aaamath.com/g511-compare-gram-number.html
http://www.wikihow.com/Convert-Grams-Into-Pounds
http://gocanada.about.com/od/canadatravelplanner/a/metric_weight.htm


Learn how to convert temperatures back and forth from Fahrenheit degrees and Celsius degrees:
http://www.aaamath.com/g5-414-temp-f2c.html
http://gocanada.about.com/od/canadatravelplanner/a/temperature.htm

 

Answer the questions posted in the task section show your work and check your answers:
http://www.worldwidemetric.com/metcal.htm

 

Attachments


File

The Public URL for this WebQuest:
http://zunal.com/webquest.php?w=52576
WebQuest Hits: 22,527
Save WebQuest as PDF

Ready to go?

Select "Logout" below if you are ready
to end your current session.