# Measurement System Teacher Resources

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#### Classification of Clouds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a cloud slide show presentation and identify types of clouds. They estimate height based on cloud's appearance. They discuss the vague nature of cloud nomenclature and compare it to the English standard measurement system.
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#### Money Word Problems: English Pounds and Pence

For Students 4th - 5th
For this money word problems worksheet, learners solve 10 story problems in which mixed operations are used. The money and measurement systems are English: pounds and pence.
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#### Adding Length Units-- Standard Measurement

For Students 4th - 5th
In this measurement word problems worksheet, students solve 5 problems in which standard units of length are added. There is a detailed example on the page.
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#### Converting American Units of Length

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students convert American standard units of length measurement in 30 problems. Included are conversions to inches, feet, yards and miles. There are no hints or examples on the page.
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#### Metrics

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discover the need for a universal measurement system. They practice using basic metric units in measuring distance and weight.
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#### Food For Thought

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Science can be quite tasty. A delectable unit from NASA shows learners why it's important to consider food, nutrition, and health in space. Four lessons explore the idea in great depth, including testing cookie recipes. Along the way,...
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#### The Smart Son

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Grab your youngsters' attention by reading the poem, "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The son in the poem was not smart in how he handled his money. Mathematics whizzes help him out by using ratio problems to re-calculate his money exchange....
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#### Measurable You!

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Conduct guided experiments and discussions while collecting anthropometric measurements. Your class will explore impact of experimental errors in a scientific system, and explain their observations/findings in writing. An introduction to...
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#### Converting Units of Measure

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Follow six steps to implement this series of metric worksheets. Here, mathematicians exhibit their knowledge of problem solving, while converting units of measurement and label their answers with the applicable unit name.
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#### Area and Volume Metric Conversions - Grade Seven

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate unit conversion.  In this unit conversion lesson plan, students will build models of square and cubic centimeters using grid paper and generate formula tables for converting units of area and volume.  The tables will...
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#### Metric Conversions

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners measure an assortment of items using metric measurements. In this measurement lesson, students measure using length, mass, and volume units of measurement. They convert between units. Learners learn a mnemonic to assist in...
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#### What Can Tree Rings Tell Us About Climate?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Tree rings are slightly thicker on the south side of the tree because it receives more sunlight. Part two in a series of five lessons helps learners analyze tree rings to determine the environmental conditions that caused size...
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#### Making Simple Conversions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore the concept of measurement as it relates to equivalencies. They complete simple conversions using visual models of measurement units, and  record their answers in a two-column table.
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#### What is a Nanometer?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Teams learn about the size of a nanometer by measuring objects and converting those measurements. A instructional activity then tests the groups' abilities to use nanometers by having them determine the size of objects that are too small...
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For Teachers 7th - 10th
Let's play ball! A great springtime activity to learn about ratios. This activity challenges learners to draw stadiums to scale on standard letter paper and also on construction paper. This three-day lesson includes a pre-assessment...
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#### The Power of Ten: Building a Magnitude Model

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Add visual representation to teaching place value with a magnitude model. Using adding machine tape, pupils build a linear place value strip from 1 to 100.
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#### Telling Time: Using 24-Hour Time

For Students 5th - 6th
In this telling time worksheet, students read analog clock faces in afternoon or evening times and write the times using twenty-four hour time. Students write 16 answers.
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#### Math in the Wetlands Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get your class out in the environment for hands on math activities. In this wetlands lesson, learners transplant native plants, calculate how much soil is needed, and perform math activities based on this experience. They then make...
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#### Dinosaurs and Classification

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore dinosaurs and identify them by their size. They compare the dinosaurs with objects around the school or on the playground. Students predict which dinosaurs are the largest and then measure the length of dinosaurs.
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#### Converting Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders convert customary linear measurements. They explore using ratios to convert from inches to feet, ounces to pounds, etc. In groups, 6th graders complete conversions. They explain to the class how to solve their problems.
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#### Maps and Modes, Finding a Mean Home on the Range

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate data from maps to solve problems. In this data lesson, 5th graders study maps and collect data from each map. Students present their data in a variety of ways and calculate the mode, mean, median, and range.
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#### Minnesota-China Connections:What Time Is It?

For Teachers K - 8th
Students calculate the time difference between Beijing, China and their local community. They discuss how time difference affects intercultural communication.
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#### How Tall, How Short, How Faraway

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders determine the correct unit of measure to use for different situations. In this measuring lesson, 2nd graders are introduced to different unit of measure. Students study the origin of measurement and practice measuring....
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#### Measuring Lesson Plans and Metric System Conversions

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students may review measurement, and metric system conversions by measuring one another and the world around them.