This is a 41 slide PowerPoint presentation introducing the metric system (SI units) and unit conversions.
Practice problems are included (as are answers to problems [via animations]).
This is appropriate for grades 6-11. Can be easily adapted to suit your classroom needs.
What is a standard/why it is useful to standardize
The Metric System (powers of 10)
Measuring and General SI Units (including how to read a graduated cylinder)
Mnemonic: King Henry Died Monday Drinking Chocolate Milk
Unit conversions via conversion factors
Student notes are included.
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