Thinking Metric

To be sung as a rap

Length

1 kilometer is about mile.

1 meter is about 1 yard

1 centimeter is about inch

1 millimeter is about 1 dime thick

Mass

1 kilogram is about 2 pounds

5 grams is the weight of a nickel

1 gram is 2 small paperclips

Volume

1 liter is about 1 quart

1 mL is about 20 drops

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