# Measurement System Teacher Resources

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#### Measuring Elapsed Time

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders convert units within the same measurement system and be able to determine elapsed time. They are given a start time and an end time of a game. Students determine the amount of elapsed time from the data that is given.
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#### All About Measuring with the Metric System

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the metric system through video clips and Internet activities. In this measurements instructional activity, students practice using the units of measure for the metric system and compare them to the less popular English...
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#### Customary Measurement Conversions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study measurement conversions in hands-on activities. In this measurement conversions lesson, 5th graders create a KWL chart about measuring liquids. Students participate in hands on activities using liquid measurements....
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#### Distance in Space

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore space science by measuring distances between planets. In this solar system lesson, 6th graders view a Bill Nye video and discover the conversion between the metric system and imperial measuring systems. Students...
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#### Temperature Conversions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the different between the English system of measurement and the metric system. Working ins mall groups, students read the weather map. They convert temperatures from one measurement system to another.
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#### Adding Length Units-- Standard Measurement

For Students 4th - 5th
In this measurement word problems activity, 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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#### I Can Do This! Systems of Equations

For Students 7th - 8th
In this systems of equations worksheet, learners observe models of systems of equations. They determine the value of each model to make the systems of equations true. Students write equations to support the depicted model. This four-page...
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#### US Weights and Measures (Imperial) (03)

For Students 6th - 7th
In this standard conversion worksheet, students solve 42 problems in which US weights and measures are converted to different units. No conversion table is provided.
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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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#### 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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#### Sky High

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
How are skyscrapers built? What does it take to make a structurally sound building? How can one work within a budget to complete a building project? These guiding questions will be investigated and answered within a hands-on lesson....
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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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#### Metric Conversions

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students 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. Students learn a mnemonic to assist in...
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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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#### 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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#### Area and Volume Metric Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students convert units of area and volume within the metric measurement system. They build models of square and cubic centimeters using centimeter grid paper. Students describe the attributes of the unit and what it measures.
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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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#### 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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#### Scale It

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders locate and find the actual distance between two cities at the Web site Yahoo Maps. Using a printout of the digital map and a ruler or tape measure, they calculate the distance between the two cities.
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#### Determine Volume of Solids Using Water Displacement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore math functions by completing math equation worksheets. In this inequality lesson, students define a list of math terms and discuss the difference between an equation and inequality. Young scholars utilize a real...
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#### Scaling Down the Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Learners work collaboratively to gain a better understanding of the vastness of space by scaling down the solar system. They measure by inches, gain an understanding of space, and model the distances of the planets from the sun.