Thinking Metric

To be sung as a rap


1 kilometer is about mile.

1 meter is about 1 yard

1 centimeter is about inch

1 millimeter is about 1 dime thick


1 kilogram is about 2 pounds

5 grams is the weight of a nickel

1 gram is 2 small paperclips


1 liter is about 1 quart

1 mL is about 20 drops

Thanks to Ms. Brenda Remus of Lee High School, Huntsville, AL