New Mexico Standards
NM.M. Measurement: Students will understand measurement systems and applications.
5-8.M.1. Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement.
5.M.1.1. Understand properties (e.g., length, area, weight, volume) and select the appropriate type of unit for measuring each using both U.S. customary and metric systems.
5.M.1.2. Select and use appropriate units and tools to measure according to the degree of accuracy required in a particular problem-solving situation.
5.M.1.3. Solve problems involving linear measurement, weight, and capacity (e.g., measuring to the nearest sixteenth of an inch or nearest millimeter; using ounces, milliliters, or pounds and kilograms) to the appropriate degree of accuracy.