Most of the world uses the metric system as their standard units of measurement. The United States follows an older system of measurement referred to as the Imperial system of measurement. The Imperial system comes from the British Empire dating back to the sixteenth century. Because there are basically two completely different standards of measure it is often difficult to properly communicate data between cultures. In this section of website we will provide you with lessons and worksheets that can help you convert measures to their metric value.
Your students will use these worksheets to practice working with different Metric measurement units. These worksheets explain how to convert between units (Metric/Metric and Metric/Imperial), estimate the proper units to use, calculate fractional units, etc.