
A meter
stick
is used to measure objects longer
than a ruler. 
The
metric system
is another system of measurement used to describe an object's
length, mass, or volume. 
Centimeter
(cm) 
1
cm = 10 mm 
A
centimeter is about the width of a pencil. 

Meter
(m) 
1
m = 100 cm 
A meter is about the width of a door. 

A meter
stick
is a tool for measuring length 
100 centimeters = 1 meter


You can use a meter
stick to
measure: 
The length of a snake. 

The height of a friend. 

The length of a dog 


When measuring make
sure you line the start of the meter stick with the beginning of the
object. 

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