The metric system of weights and measures was planned in France and adopted there in 1799; it has since been adopted by most of the technologically developed countries of the world. It is based on a unit of length, called the meter (m),
This poster is a great visual tool for your classroom explaining how the metric system works and even offers a brief history lesson about where it came from.
Download it HERE in PDF
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We recommend laminating them for best results.