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#### Introduction to Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are able to observe and measure the variability in the length of the forearm and the length of the foot and to test a common belief of the foot is equal to the length of the forearm.
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#### Metric Olympics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in a Metric Olympics event and use metric measurements to measure actual performances in their events. They throw a plastic straw for a javelin event, participate in a long jump and high jump event, and a variety of...
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#### Measurement and Estimation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore estimation and measurement. For this estimation and measurement lesson, 2nd graders use footsteps to measure distances around the classroom. Students sing songs to measure the number of beats from one area to the...
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#### Capacity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the term capacity and understand the word's meaning. They participate in several lab stations set up around the room in which they will estimate how many scoops it will take to fill the container. They then will...
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#### Making Metric And Customary Rulers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a ruler for the purpose of measurement using the standard and metric systems. The rulers are of different lengths and are compared to one another. Then students make conversions of different lengths using both systems of...
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#### Volume of Regular and Irregular Objects

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine patterns and relate to equations to solve math problems.  For this patterns lesson, 5th graders diagram, graph, use models and use tables to solve equations for real world problems.
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#### DC Metrology

For Students 10th - 12th
In this physics activity, students complete 11 short answer questions related to general metrology. They define basic metrological terms.
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#### What is SI?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this SI units instructional activity, students read about the System International of measurement and answer questions about given measurements. They indicate if given measurements are equal and they convert from one unit of...
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For Teachers 4th
The students compare themselves and their shadows to various objects big and small. Students use their data to set up proportions to solve.
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#### From Trees to Paper

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate logging and the process of paper making.  In this forestry lesson, 6th graders analyze pictures of trees being processed into the paper they use everyday.  Students solve and create math problems based on...
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#### Time Conversion

For Students 5th - 6th
In this converting times worksheet, students covert times to the twelve or twenty-four hour clock alternative convention. Students write 28 answers.
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#### Covert Twelve Hour Times to Twenty-Four Hour Times

For Students 4th - 6th
For this converting clock times worksheet, students change twelve hour clock formats to twenty-four hour clock conventions. Students write 29 answers.
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#### Metric Measurement Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Teaching students about the metric system can be a hands on experience combining games, activities, and projects.
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#### Determine Volume of Solids Using Water Displacement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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. Middle schoolers utilize a...
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#### Introduction to Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Student observes and measures the variability in the length of the forearm and the length of the foot and to test a common belief that the length of the foot is equal to the length of the forearm.
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#### Measuring and Comparing Weight and Capacity

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the concept of measurement. In this measurement lesson, 1st graders explore measurement techniques as they use containers to measure capacity. Students also practice solving problems that their instructors model.
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#### Measuring Where We Sit In The Universe

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners investigate scientific measurement. They use a variety of scales to do the job and communicate the results correctly. The teacher uses socratic questioning throughout the lesson checking for comprehension. Students measure some...
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#### Metric Conversion

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders convert within the metric system of measurement.  In this seventh grade math/science lesson, 7th graders view a PowerPoint presentation that introduces metric conversion.  Students use the Stair-step conversion chart as...
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#### Attributes of Accuracy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explain necessity in using accurate instruments when measuring, and how measurements can be checked for accuracy. They make a six-inch ruler, design, test, and evaluate a system to measure work, and produce a table and graph to...
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#### The Weight of Things

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore weight. In this math lesson, students predict which item weighs more and discuss how they arrived at their decision. Students weigh several items to determine which weighs more.
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#### Customary Measurement Conversions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover in hands-on activities the relationships between the measures. They work in groups to create conversion tables using familiar measuring tools. Students solve problems requiring conversions.
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#### Dream Bedroom Floor Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students construct using Cabri software. In this geometry instructional activity, students convert between units and apply the correct measurements to build objects. They create the room virtually and manipulate the shapes to the desired...
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#### Dream Bedroom Floor Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students build and apply concepts of geometry. In this geometry lesson, students create a building using proportions and scale drawings. They use Cabri technology to create a virtual drawing first.
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#### Measure for Measure: Lengths and Heights

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore measuring tools by calculating heights and lengths of random objects. In this distance measurement lesson, students utilize the Internet service MapQuest to measure the distance between their current towns and many other...