## Lesson Overview

Students will play a card game to use mental math strategies to convert within the metric system.

Duration

Less than 1 hour

Lesson Type

Traditional Lesson

## Essential Question

How do we convert using the metric system?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

5, 6, 7

**materials**: You'll need a deck of cards if running this as a classroom station activity for one small group of students. If playing multiple groups at once, you'll need one deck of cards per group of 2-4 students.

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- Include problems with measures of mass, weight, length, and liquid. Convert from metric to customary and customary to metric systems.
- 6.PAFR Patterns, Algebra, and Functional Reasoning
- 5.MGSR Measurement, Geometry, and Spatial Reasoning

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