Metric System Conversion

  • This study guide outlines the 20 SI (International System of Units) prefixes used to form decimal multiples and submultiples.

  • This video presents a mnemonic device to remember the 12 International System of Units (SI) prefixes: Tera, Giga, Mega, kilo, hecto, deca, deci, centi, mili, micro (μ), nano and pico: The Great Man king henry’s daughter Betsy drinks cold milk μntil nine pm.

  • This video explains how to convert between metric units of measure using a visual aid: "The Metric Staircase."

  • This Biology lesson, written by Ilysse Baum shows how the "Metric Staircase" can also be applied to the conversion of ocular micrometers.

  • This video provides a comprehensive overview of how to convert metric quantities using the base unit, liter, and the SI prefixes milli-, centi-, deci-, deca-, hecto-, and kilo-.