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**Miss Oberlander**Metric Length**Metric Length is based on a meter.**• Meter Stick (a little longer than a yard)**Millimeter 1,000mm = 1 m**mm to measure about a spot on a ladybug**Centimeter 100cm = 1 m**cm is about the length of a thumbtack**Meter (slightly longer than yd)**m can measure the height of a small easel**Other countries measure distance with kilometers instead of**miles! • Check out the speed limit signs from around the world! It looks like you can drive faster…but remember a km is a little bit more than ONLY ½ mi.**Game!**• Hold up the sign language letter for the correct answer for each slide!**The length of a ladybug?**Ounces Grams Millimeters**The length of a car?**Tons Meters Kilograms**The length of a frog?**• Grams • Meters • Centimeters**The length of a cat’s tail?**• Pounds • Millimeters • Centimeters**The length of dress up wings?**• Grams • Millimeters • Meters**The length of a cadet hat?**• Grams • Centimeters • millimeters**The mass of a bumblebee?**• Grams • Millimeters • Ounces**The length of a Macbook Pro?**• Pounds • Millimeters • Centimeters**The weight of a small kitten?**• Ounces • Grams • Millimeters**The weight of a tiny teacup?**• Ounces • Grams • Millimeters**The length from here to the nearest train station?**• Kilometers • Centimeters • Kilograms**The weight of light hat?**• Grams • Ounces • Millimeters**The length of a hat?**• Centimeters • Meters • Kilometers**The length of a pier?**• Centimeters • Meters • kilometers**The height of a lighthouse?**• Kilometers • Meters • Centimeters**The length of a dress?**• Yards • Centimeters • Pounds**The length of a bookcase?**• Feet • Centimeters • Kilograms**The length of a bicycle trip?**• Feet • Kilometers • Tons**The length of a hike/walk along the coast?**• Tons • Kilograms • Kilometers**The length of a piece of cheesecake?**• Grams • Centimeters • Meters**Exit Ticket Time:**Directions: For the next 5 questions, write the letter of your choice on the index card next to the number. Write your name on it and put it into the green bin.**Which of these measures length?**• Grams • Pounds • Centimeters**Which of these measures height?**• Kilograms • Tons • Meters**Which of these measures weight?**• Millimeters • Ounces • Grams**Which of these measures mass?**• Kilometers • Kilograms • Pounds