Mathematics / Year 6 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convert between common metric units of length, mass and capacity (ACMMG136)

Elaborations
  • identifying and using the correct operations when converting units including millimetres, centimetres, metres, kilometres, milligrams, grams, kilograms, tonnes, millilitres, litres, kilolitres and megalitres
  • recognising the significance of the prefixes in units of measurement
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Kilograms,  Metres

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