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Imperial Measures

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Imperial Measures
Starter
How many non-metric units can you think of?
Do they measure length, mass or capacity?
Examples
The distance from London to Paris is 285 miles (to the nearest mile). Convert this distance into km.



A baby is born weighing 8.5 lb. Work out the weight of the baby in kg.
The big 4....
2.5 cm = 1 inch
1.6 km = 1 mile (8km = 5 miles)


2.2 lb = 1 kg


1.75 pints = 1 litre
L.O. - Understand the use of imperial
measures, and convert from these to
the newer metric system.

Starter
How many non-metric units can you think of?
Do they measure length, mass/weight or capacity?
Length - inches, yards, miles, furlongs, cubits, ...
Mass/weight - ton, stone, pound, ounce, ...
Capacity - gallon, pint, cup, quart, fluid oz, ...
Examples
The distance from London to Paris is 285 miles (to the nearest mile). Convert this distance into km.

285 x 1.6 = 456 km

A baby is born weighing 8.5 lb. Work out the weight of the baby in pounds.

8.5/2.2 = 3.86 kg
Main Activity
Complete the conversion worksheet
Main Activity
Complete the conversion worksheet
1) 8.8 lbs 2) 24 km
3) 17.5 pints 4) 40 miles
5) 5 kg 6) 56 km
7) 1750 pints 8) 2200 lbs
9) 20 kg 10) 0.875 pints
Key
Examples

Activity
Answers

Activities
Worked
Example
Plenary
Plenary
50 cm = 19.7 inches
40 cm = 15.7 inches
No it is too wide.
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