Measurement System Teacher Resources

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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.  In this patterns instructional activity, 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 worksheet, students complete 11 short answer questions related to general metrology. They define basic metrological terms.
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Effects of Friction on a Moving Block

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate how friction affects the movement of a block across surface areas. They test five different kinds of surfaces—smooth surface, wax paper, a paper towel, course, and fine sandpaper. They predict and record the...
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What is SI?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this SI units worksheet, 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 measurement to another.
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Introduction to Chemistry

For Students 10th - 12th
In this introduction to chemistry worksheet, students solve 50 problems and short answer questions on scientific method and unit conversions.
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Shadow Chasing

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 instructional activity, 6th graders analyze pictures of trees being processed into the paper they use everyday.  Students solve and create math problems...
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Formulated Fun

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use the distance formula to calculate the speed at which they walk and run and compare the two speeds. Students work in pairs to solve a problem for a box company (rectangular prism, volume and surface area). Students...
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Time Conversion

For Students 5th - 6th
For 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
In this converting clock times instructional activity, students change twelve hour clock formats to twenty-four hour clock conventions. Students write 29 answers.
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Making a Connection Between WWII and Rationing

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate the life of a family that lived in the 1940's. They find out the lifestyle and culture of the family using role play. The lesson includes the measurement of energy expenditure and consumption of resources...
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Egyptian Multiplication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Egyptian method of multiplication and independently multiply any two numbers using the Egyptian algorithm.
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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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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
Students 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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Scavenger Hunt For Lengths

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students review measuring and estimating lengths and the different ways of measuring lengths. Next students estimate the measurement of objects in the classroom in feet and inches. They then use tools to measure objects to see how close...
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Metric Conversion

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders convert within the metric system of measurement.  For 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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"Well, What Does It Really Cost?" Converting Currencies and Units of Measure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine exchange rates and the monetary value of items from Europe. Using the internet, students track exchange rates. With partners, they locate items advertised in Europe and convert the cost to determine if the product is...
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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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Scavenger Hunt for Lengths

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students measure the objects with one of the measuring tools to find out how close they were to the correct length of the objects they estimated the measurement. They work in teams to answer the question on the shet.
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Dream Bedroom Floor Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students construct using Cabri software. In this geometry lesson, students convert between units and apply the correct measurements to build objects. They create the room virtually and manipulate the shapes to the desired measurements.
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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
Middle schoolers 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...