metric-system-conversions-song-measurement-by-numberock

# Interactive video lesson plan for: Metric System Conversions Song | Measurement by NUMBEROCK

#### Activity overview:

1. METRIC SYSTEM LESSON ▶ https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/METRIC-CONVERSIONS-Metric-System-Worksheets-Activities-Lesson-Plan-Video-2263937 ◀ Safe LInk
2. Videos, Games, Posters, Lessons & More!: ▶ https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Math-Worksheets-More-NUMBEROCK-Musical-Math-Workbook-and-Activities-2200780?aref=9fr03sjr ◀ Safe LInk

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Numberock Songs for:
UK Equivalent
Year 4 - Year 6 KS2 Maths

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LYRICS:
"METRIC SYSTEM SONG and METRIC PREFIXES FOR BASE UNITS"

A millimeter you can understand,
Is about as long as a grain of sand.

When you buy food at lunchtime,
It's about the thickness of a dime.

A staple from side to side

A fingernail on a girl or guy

10 Millimeters = 1 Centimeter
100 Centimeters = 1 Meter
1000 Meters = 1 Kilometer
And it's the same for grams and liters.

A schoolbus' diameter

And a meter is about as far,
As the length of a guitar.

10 soccer (football) fields in a row

It's about how far you walk
If you cross 12 city blocks.

(Chorus)

Imagine holding a grain of sand

Or a marble in your hand

A door handle from the floor

A 10-minute walk on the shore

(Chorus)
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NUMBEROCK is a provider of educational videos for kids which was founded by an innovative 5th Grade teacher who envisioned a new kind of classroom where students got energized for math class. Parents of his students even noticed their children singing mathematics songs around the dinner table well beyond school hours.

Seeing his students so enthusiastic when it was time for math was welcome, to say the least! But the epiphanous moment was when students were singing math songs all-day long like they were in the American Top 40!

Each of these rhythmic music videos from NUMBEROCK can be enjoyed right here on our YouTube Channel. We, hereby, cordially invite you to browse through the full library and hope you'll find that the songs make the maths* remarkably more fun.

We dare to believe that these math songs + videos can actually identify with elementary school children's increasingly finicky perception of what is cool and trendy. While each song is diverse in composition, most fit directly into the modern musical genres that excite young kids: genres such as Rap, R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop and even Reggae!

We're curious to see how these musical math videos will be used now that we have shared them with a broader audience. But whether you use these songs as a rich teaching resource or just to brighten up the school-day a bit, we hope that as our project continues you will eventually find a relevant song for each lesson plan and concept in the math curriculum taught throughout the academic year.

We'll be releasing new songs and videos regularly until eventually addressing all the math skills and concepts that a Common Core Curriculum demands from 3rd Grade to 4th Grade, and even 5th Grade to 6th Grade.

Our main goal is to make teaching and learning math more fun and more interactive. SchoolHouse Rock! has done this in other subjects for us in the previous generations, and many of us still enjoy watching their YouTube Videos which teach us about Government, Science, and English amongst other subjects.

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For those interested in accompanying worksheets, we will be providing them shortly through tes.com and teacherspayteachers.com. Teaching and Learning Resources such as Student Workbooks with Answer Keys will be available on AMAZON by the end of the year which will include exercises for each of our videos.

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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