5.MD.1. Convert among differentsized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multistep, real world problems.
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Dunk Tank is a maththemed game show created by the producers of Cyberchase and starring Harry from Cyberchase For Real. Using a combination of video and interactive gaming, each program addresses a single topic in the 6th grade math curriculum and s...tudents compete with themselves for high scores. Dunk Tank is an independent learning experience for students to complete in 1530 minutes, depending on their proficiency, and can also be used to support teacherled instruction. In this interactive, Harry explains key concepts about liquid volume, including standard units of measure (what they are, when to use them, how to convert between them). Students play Fill It Up, a minigame that challenges students use pints, quarts and gallons to exactly fill large containers whose volume is marked only in cups; watch a comic video about the importance of measuring carefully with standard units when baking; and answer other questions designed to help them further their understanding of liquid volume. Students can access support using a glossary, defining key math terms, and a menu of short segments to rewatch.
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June 18, 2012 at 09:20 PM


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In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert and add different measurement units. The problem in this video is this:
11 ounces + 29 ounces + 5 pounds = ? pounds
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September 5, 2010 at 11:53 AM


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In this video Sal Khan discusses the metric system while using a word problem concerning perimeter. (05:42) (This problem concerns how to
convert kilometers to meters.)
September 6, 2010 at 08:30 PM


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Word Problem: How many centiliters are in one dekaliter? (05:16)
September 6, 2010 at 08:36 PM


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In this video Salman Khan discusses how to convert and add different units of weight. The problem in this video is this:
An electrician has the following lengths of cable: 23 inches, 49 inches, and 8 feet. How much cable does he have in feet?
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September 5, 2010 at 11:59 AM


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Students learn that in the metric system, all measures of length are based on meters. For example, a centimeter is 1/100 of a meter. And all measures of weight are based on grams. For example, a kilogram is 1000 grams. And all measures of volume are ...based on liters. For example, a milliliter is 1/1000 of a liter. Students are then asked to solve problems using conversion factors, such as 4,500 milligrams = ____ grams. (01:26)
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August 21, 2009 at 12:00 PM


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In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert units of length. The problem in this eightminute video is this:
Jamir is training for a race and is running laps around a field. If the distance around a field is 300 yards, how many corporate laps w...ould he need to run at least 2 miles? (08:03)
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September 5, 2010 at 11:42 AM


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In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert yards into inches. The problem in this video is this:
How many inches are in 4 and a half yards?
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September 5, 2010 at 11:46 AM


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In this video Sal Khan discusses how to convert pounds into ounces. The problem in this video is this:
How many ounces are in 6 pounds?
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September 5, 2010 at 11:48 AM


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This video talks about how standard forms of measurement have come about and why. It also discusses how the standard and metric systems are different. Historically, it begins with nonstandard measurements. (05:05)
July 10, 2009 at 11:28 AM
