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# Interactive video lesson plan for: Metric System For Kids: Explained Through Song

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Is there a better way to memorize the prefixes in the Metric System than through a RAD MUSIC VIDEO!? Probably not. Find out for yourself by watching this incredible music video and never again forget your metric prefixes.

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LYRICS:

One thousand – KILO!
One hundred - HECTO!
Ten is decameters.

One tenth – DECI!
One hundredth – CENTI!
One thousandth is millimeters.

One decameter is ten meters.
One hectometer is one hundred meters.
One kilometer is one thousand meters,

and here is how we remember:

One thousand – KILO!
One hundred - HECTO!
Ten is decameters.

One tenth – DECI!
One hundredth – CENTI!
One thousandth is millimeters.

One decimeter’s one tenth of a meter.
One hundredth is a centimeter.
One millimeter’s one thousandth of a meter,

and here is how we remember:

One thousand – KILO!
One hundred - HECTO!
Ten is decameters.

One tenth – DECI!
One hundredth – CENTI!
One thousandth is millimeters.

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This video addresses the following Common Core Standards:

4.MD (Solve problems involving measurement and conversions of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.)

5.MD (Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.)

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