Convert among different-sized standard measurement units (i.e., km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec) within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems. (Standard #: MAFS.5.MD.1.1)

1 Original Tutorials
6 Other Resources

Original Tutorials

Measuring to Build a Ramp

By the end of this tutorial youll know how to convert among different-sized customary units of weight, length, capacity, and units of time.

Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 5

Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

Other Resources

Metric System: Units of Volume

This Khan Academy tutorial video illustrates the conversion equivalence of liters, milliliters, and kiloliters.

Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 5

Primary Resource Type: Tutorial

Unit Measurement Word Problem: Distance (US Customary)

This Khan Academy tutorial video develops a visual diagram to use to solve a distance problem that requires converting feet to yards and other computations.

Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 5

Primary Resource Type: Tutorial

Unit Conversion: Ordering Metric Distances Example

This Khan Academy tutorial video demonstrates a strategy for ordering four different-sized metric units.

Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 5

Primary Resource Type: Tutorial

Minutes and Days

This task requires division of multi-digit numbers in the context of changing units and so illustrates 5.NBT.6 and 5.MD.1. In addition, the conversion problem requires two steps since 2011 minutes needs to be converted first to hours and minutes and then to days, hours, and minutes.

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Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 5

Primary Resource Type: Problem-Solving Task

Converting Fractions of a Unit into a Smaller Unit

The purpose of this task is to help students gain a better understanding of fractions and the conversion of fractions into smaller units.

Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 5

Primary Resource Type: Problem-Solving Task

Converting Speed Units

In this lesson, students will be viewing a Khan Academy video that will show how to convert ratios using speed units.

Subject Area(s): Mathematics

Grade Level(s): 5, 6, 7, 8

Primary Resource Type: Tutorial