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# Metric measuring units worksheets

Create an unlimited supply of worksheets for conversion of metric measuring units for grades 2-7. The worksheets can be made in html or PDF format – both are easy to print. You can also customize them using the generator below.

Conversions between measuring units are studied all through elementary school. Starting typically in grade 2 or 3, children practice easy conversions, such as changing a bigger unit into smaller units (4 cm into 40 mm) and the other way around (300 cm = 3 m). Later on they learn how to use decimal numbers in the conversions. Since the metric system is based on number 10, conversions between the units are very easy: they only involve multiplying and dividing by 10, 100, 1000, etc.

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The conversions in the worksheet below are easy, as they only involve converting a larger unit into smaller units (such as 3 m = _____ cm) or writing a multiple of ten of the smaller unit in terms of the larger unit (such as 50 mm = ___ cm). Whole centimeters and millimeters(3 cm = ____ mm or 70 mm = ___ cm) View in browser     Create PDF Whole meters and centimeters(3 m = ____ cm or 500 cm = ___ m) View in browser     Create PDF Whole kilometers and meters(7 km = ____ m or 1,000 m = ___ km) View in browser     Create PDF Kilometers, meters, and centimeters(3 km = ____ m or 100 cm = ___ m) View in browser     Create PDF Meters, centimeters, and millimeters(3 m = ____ cm or 40 mm = ___ cm) View in browser     Create PDF Whole kilograms and grams(8 kg = ____ g or 9,000 g = ___ kg) View in browser     Create PDF Whole liters and milliliters(6 L = ____ ml or 6,000 ml = ___ L) View in browser     Create PDF Mixed practice of all metric units in this section (mm, cm, m, kg, g, L, ml) View in browser     Create PDF Convert between centimeters and millimeters (3 cm 4 mm = ____ mmor 72 mm = ___ cm ___ mm) View in browser     Create PDF Convert between meters and centimeters (3 m 24 cm = ____ cmor 748 cm = ___ m ___ cm) View in browser     Create PDF Meters, centimeters, and millimeters(3 m 4 cm = ____ cmor 72 mm = ___ cm ___ mm) View in browser     Create PDF Convert between kilograms and grams(4 kg 900 g = ____ gor 2,490 g = ___ kg ___ g) View in browser     Create PDF Convert between liters and milliliters(6 L 250 ml = ____ mlor 2,439 ml = ___ L ___ ml) View in browser     Create PDF Mixed practice of all metric units in this section (mm, cm, m, kg, g, L, ml) View in browser     Create PDF Mixed practice – easy(mm, cm, m, km) View in browser     Create PDF Mixed practice – easy(mm, cm, m, km, kg, g, L, ml) View in browser     Create PDF

In grade 5, students use decimal numbers with the units of measurement. They convert for example 2.8 km into 2,800 m or 165 ml into 0.165 L. Convert between meters and centimeters View in browser     Create PDF Convert between centimeters and millimeters View in browser     Create PDF Convert between kilometers and meters View in browser     Create PDF Convert between mm, cm and m View in browser     Create PDF Convert between km, m and cm View in browser     Create PDF Convert between kilograms and grams View in browser     Create PDF Convert between liters and milliliters View in browser     Create PDF Kilograms, grams, liters and milliliters View in browser     Create PDF

In grades 6 and 7, students continue working with decimal numbers in the conversions. They also study the various units formed with prefixes at least from milli to kilo, such as millimeter, centimeter, decimeter, meter, dekameter, hectometer, and kilometer. Convert between mm, cm and m View in browser     Create PDF Convert between km, m and cm View in browser     Create PDF Convert between kilograms and grams View in browser     Create PDF Convert between liters and milliliters View in browser     Create PDF Kilograms, grams, liters and milliliters  View in browser     Create PDF Kilometers, meters, kilograms, grams,liters and milliliters View in browser     Create PDF

## The metric system: units with prefixes

The worksheet below involve converting between a range of metric units with prefixes milli-, centi-, deci-, (basic unit), deka-, hecto-, and kilo-. Metric system: convert between the units of length (mm, cm, dm, m, dam, hm, km) View in browser     Create PDF Metric system: convert between the units of weight (mg, cg, dg, g, dag, hg, kg) View in browser     Create PDF Metric system: convert between the units of volume (ml, cl, dl, L, dal, hl, kl) View in browser     Create PDF Metric system: convert between the units of length, weight, and volume View in browser     Create PDF

## Measurement units worksheets generator

Use the generator to make customized worksheets for conversions between measuring units. You can choose to include inches, feet, yards, miles, ounces, cups, pints, quarts, gallons, ounces, pounds, millimeters, centimeters, meters, kilometers, grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters. You can also make worksheets for the metric system: units with the prefixes milli, centi, deci, deka, hecto, and kilo.

Measuring Units Worksheets
Columns:   Rows:
(These determine the number of problems)

 Decimals separator: . , Thousands/millions separator: , . (space) (none)
Level of difficulty:
1  (e.g. 2 ft = ____ in or 5 L = ____ ml)
2  (e.g. 25 in = _____ ft _____ in)
3  (e.g. 218 in = _____ ft _____ in)
4  (always using decimals, e.g. 5.77 ft = ______ in or 9.32 m = _____ cm)

The levels of difficulty work a little differently depending on whether you choose individual units or conversions between all metric units. Please check what their effect are by making a worksheet, and then come back to this page by using the 'back' button on your browser.
Decimal digits:
Maximum number of decimals used for the smaller unit:
Maximum number of decimals used for the larger unit:

Again, the decimal digits work a little differently depending on the level of difficulty and type of conversions chosen. Some difficulty levels for certain type of conversions will not accept decimal digits at all. Please check what their effect are by making a worksheet, and then come back to this page by using the 'back' button on your browser.
Conversions between individual units - check any number of these:
 inches / feet feet / yards feet / miles yards / miles ounces / pounds pounds / tons ounces / cups cups / pints cups / quarts pints / quarts ounces / quarts quarts / gallons ounces / quarts / gallons mm / cm cm / m m / km g / kg ml / L

Conversions in the metric system - check any of these:
km, hm, dam, m, dm, cm, mm
kg, hg, dag, g, dg, cg, mg
kl, hl, dal, L, dl, cl, ml

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#### Key to Measurements Workbooks

Key to Measurement workbooks include a variety of hands-on experiences related to the customary units of measurement. Group projects are included in addition to numerous individual activities. In Book 1, students learn how a linear measurement system is developed and then do activities related to measuring length. Book 2 focuses on length, perimeter, and area measures. In Book 3, the concept of area is further developed, and students are introduced to volume. Book 4 covers a variety of topics. Students experiment with weighing objects and measuring capacity, and they also learn about temperature and time.