Units are the things we use to measure. They vary from the metric system of metres, volts, litres etc to the imperial measures of your great grand-parents.

GCSE questions on converting units

Unit conversions using graphs for things such as currency exchange. Also tests knowledge on conversion of one metric unit to another.

Metric unit conversions

Convert one unit to another within the metric system. This is usually done by multiplying by 10, 100 or 1000.

Addition and subtraction of distances

Addition and subtraction of distances to find particular lengths. Good practice for finding perimeter of shapes with missing lengths. Slightly easier version.

Addition and subtraction of distances

Addition and subtraction of distances to find particular lengths. Good practice for finding perimeter of shapes with missing lengths. Slightly more difficult version.

Reading scales

Reading scales to be able to determine amounts of things. Students have to read various types of scale.

Units Booklet G1

Using graphs to convert units from one type to another, this is a booklet about using units. First of a series of differentiated booklets. Group 1.

Units Booklet G2

Using graphs to convert units from one type to another, this is a booklet about using units. Second of a series of differentiated booklets. Group 2.

Units Booklet G3

Using graphs to convert units from one type to another, this is a booklet about using units. Third of a series of differentiated booklets. Group 3.

Units Booklet G4

Using graphs to convert units from one type to another, this is a booklet about using units. Fourth of a series of differentiated booklets. Group 4.

Converting metric units video

Video showing how to convert basic metric units from one to another.

Spreadsheet on converting metric units of length

Spreadsheet to convert basic metric units from one to another.

Spreadsheet on converting metric units of capacity

Spreadsheet to convert millilitres to litres and vice versa.