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 Metric System:  A system of measuring lengths, volumes, and weights using units such as meter, liter, and kilogram.

U.S. Metric Association (USMA), Inc.: Tons of web sites related to metric measurement and conversions.

Unit Conversion Table: An interactive calculator for unit conversions.

Metric and US Equivalents at Infoplease.com: Did you think foot, inch, and pound were the only English measurements?