# Measurement Tools Teacher Resources

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#### The Model of Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students measure their physical abilities. In this lesson on staying active, students record their physical abilities and try to improve upon their own results.
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#### Converting Metric Units and Prefixes

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the length of various objects. In this measurement lesson, students convert one metric unit to another. They explain the importance of a uniform system of measurement.
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#### How Tall Is It?

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice measuring different items with different units of measurement. They move from station to station measuring items. They complete a worksheet as they go.
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#### Big Foot

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students measure the length of their feet and shoes using nonstandard measurements. They check their estimates and record theirmeasurements on a paper.
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#### Measurement: When Degrees Matter

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders record the temperature change of the beakers. In this general science instructional activity, 8th graders create their own data table for recording observations. They discuss experimental results and cite real life...
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#### Graphical Determination of Density

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Pupils determine the density of metal shot by a graphical method using significant digits in making measurements and calculations. Students graph a seris of laboratory measurements and determine density from a mass verses volume graph.
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#### Measurement and the Illampi Mound Colony

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students comprehend the basic units of measurement, scale, plotting, and basic grids. Students practice their estimation and measuring skills and will demonstrate their ability to work well in groups.
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#### Painter's Area

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students demonstrate geometric relationships of finding area of rectangles and squares. They apply determine the quantity of paint needed to cover the area by using the concept of quantity.
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#### Kool Kumara Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore and observe the plant world and acquire knowledge about the functional parts of plants. For this KoolÂ Kumara lesson, students make observations and record specific data on a recording sheet. Learners estimation length,...
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#### Using Science Skills to Investigate Japanese Quail

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Japanese Quail. They generate and record scientific questions about the quail. Students gather information from various sources and record their data. They compose an inquiry report and include it in a portfolio.
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#### The Mathematics of Space and Place

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the measurements and geometry of the school grounds. They conduct inquiry while measuring the campus and some of the city blocks. Then students draw a map to scale and categorize property types using a pie graph.
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#### Cutting Sandwiches

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discuss shapes and their characteristics. As a class, they explore shapes made from a square. Students explore triangles, squares, fractions of a square such as a half and a quarter. Individually, they complete worksheets, and...
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#### Animal Growth Journal

For Teachers K
Students observe and describe animals in the local environment. They recall information about different animals they have seen. They read and discuss their favorite animal books.
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#### Chuukese Dinner (high School)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read journal entries about having dinner with a Chuukese family. Using this information, they identify which foods sound appealing and compare and contrast Micronesian and American foods, fruits and vegetables. In groups, they...
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#### Speed Is the Key

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils design and build a model downhill ski course that proves to be the fastest course at the Finish Line. They apply what they explore angles, slope, speed, and surface conditions to find the fastest course in the US.
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#### Farming Fantastic Friends

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders demonstrate scientific inquiry to design and perform an experiment involving Grow Creatures. They participate in a class discussion, and in small groups design an experiment that determines how to change the materials to...
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#### Decomposers at Work!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students design and conduct investigations that illustrate the process of decomposition. After a lecture/demo, students simulate the process of soil composting in the classroom. They closely chart the decomposition of their soil.
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#### Bioremediation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students design and conduct investigations that illustrate the effect bioremediation has on organic matter and determine environmental applications. They, in groups, present their findings to the class.
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#### Watersheds:Stream Channels And Post-fire Stream Flows

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students draw cross sections of a stream channel from field data. In the field, using a GPS, they determine the depth of a stream channel and use a spreadsheet to graph the stream channel.