Reflection: Real World Applications Converting Milliliters and Liters - Section 3: Guided Practice

 

As I watched this student as he was Counting & Measuring milliliters, I realized how this one learning experience could serve as a real-world application for many math concepts. For example, I could use graduated cylinders to model numbers, rounding, adding, subtracting, multiplying, fractions, decimals, and even place value! We could discuss how 1,000 mL could also be represented by 10 groups of 100 mL, or 100 groups of 10 mL. Perhaps we could also recreate the graduated cylinder's scale as a number line. This lesson is a great reminder of how important it is to have tools in the classroom, and plenty of them so more students can have access to real-world applications (Math Practice 4: Model with Mathematics)! 

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Converting Milliliters and Liters

Unit 2: Measuring Capacity
Lesson 3 of 9

Objective: SWBAT record milliliter and liter equivalents in a two-column table.

Big Idea: Understanding the equivalent conversions between measurement units is a foundational skill needed to solve word problems involving measurements.

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