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Conversion of Centimeters to Millimeters using Yarn

Unit 2: Metric Measurement
Lesson 5 of 18

Objective: SWBAT use the correct tool to measure and convert from a larger unit to a smaller unit.

Big Idea: Students have a blast cutting and measuring, in centimeters, 5 lengths of yarn. They then convert the units to millimeters using a centimeter ruler as the number line model.

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