# Measurement Tools Teacher Resources

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#### Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore the concept of measurement. In this measurement lesson, students discuss what specific measurement tools such as an odometer measure. Students recite a measurement poem. Students make a foldable with conversion units...
Activity
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#### How Big is a Foot?

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Introducing measurement can be as simple as reading a book and then using measurement tools to understand how big a foot really is. The class reads and discusses the book How Big is a Foot? by Rolf Myller, stopping often to consider the...
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#### 7th Science Quiz

For Teachers 7th - 8th
This seventh grade life science quiz has a professional appearance and well-written multiple-choice questions. However, it seems to cover too broad a variety of biology topics for only 15 questions to fully assess. There is one question...
Worksheet
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#### Unit 0 Review - Measurement Lab Equipment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review questions like these can be used in your biology, chemistry, physics, or earth science classes! They assess scientists' understanding of laboratory measurement tools including graduated cylinders, thermometers, and balances. They...
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#### Capacity: Gallon, Quart, Pint, Cup

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young measurers identify gallons, quarts, pints, and cups, then determine equivalent measurements for capacity using customary measuring tools.
PPT
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#### Heat - A Form of Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle school or high school physical science pupils will warm up to the topic of heat when viewing this set of slides. It covers heat transfer, measurement tools, phase changes, and more. Have demonstrations and examples of the tools...
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#### Volume Lab

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How can we find volume if it a shape isn't easy to measure? Investigate methods for determining this as the volume of regular and irregular objects is explored in several stations. Learners discover that when the standard formula for...
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#### The Classroom Desk Graph

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss appropriate units of measure to use when weighing the contents of their desks. They use a scale to weigh different items from their desks. They write down weight in pounds and graph the results using an online...
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#### Units 'R Us

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders, using one inch grid paper, create a foot long and a yard measuring tool.
Printables
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

#### Protractors

For Students 4th - 6th
Did your students forget to bring their protractors to class again? Using this resourceful copy of four identical protractors, you can easily make a class set or let your students take them home.
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#### What Is a Foot?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
An in-class and at-home assignment, young math stars find and list items from home and school that they think are one foot in length. Once the list is made, provide everyone with rulers to measure and find the actual lengths of their items.
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#### New Ways to Measure

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars recognize that measuring tools can come in many different shapes and sizes. In this early childhood math lesson, students develop creative-thinking, math, and social skills as they use nontraditional measuring tools.
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#### Length

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine and explore a variety of ways to measure length. They discuss how to measure large objects using the end-to-end method, and in small groups measure the length of the room using the end-to-end method with a...
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#### Weather "Whys" : Introduction to Weather

For Teachers K
Students discuss weather forecasts and different types of weather. For this weather lesson, students observe the weather and learn a weather song. They listen to a story and see weather measurement tools.
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#### Investigating the Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers investigate parallel and perpendicular lines. They use Cabri Jr. to construct and explore the relationships between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines. The drawing and measurement tools available with Cabri Jr....
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#### Measure Twice

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars measure a variety of objects using the appropriate measuring tool. In this measurement instructional activity, students explain the importance of accuracy and precision in collecting data. They discuss the difference...
Worksheet
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#### Measure the Length of an Object

For Students K - 2nd
Which of these tools would work best? As scholars learn about measuring, be sure they know the proper tool for the job. There are three multiple-choice questions here prompting pupils to determine proper tool-measurement pairs. Would...
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#### Can You Build It?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the concept of perimeter. They design there own figure and measure the perimeter of it. The activity is given the context of the shape being a path that is traveled by a ladybug. This provides the shape of the plane...
Worksheet
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#### Measuring the Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 3rd - 4th
Why are there so many lines on a ruler? Scholars measure length on two rulers, one standard and one metric. They measure in inches, millimeters, and centimeters with the centimeter measurement including a fraction. Because these are the...
Activity
Exploratorium

#### Angle Hunting

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Do angles change with distance? Using a previously made tool, individuals find and measure angles on a playground. They observe that angles are the same measure regardless of the distance at which they're measured.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Add and Subtract Decimals with Front-End Estimation: Wooden Beams

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A six-question interactive tasks mathematicians to solve addition and subtraction problems using front-end estimation. Question types consist of multiple-choice and true or false. A set of wooden beams that can be measured using moveable...
Handout
National External Diploma Program Council

#### Measuring in Metrics

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice measuring skills with a 10-question worksheet that challenges scholars to measure lines using centimeters and inches.
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CK-12 Foundation

#### Measuring Angles: Lesson

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Develop a degree of measurement. With the aid of a protractor, the video shows how to measure angles. The segment of a larger playlist on geometry basics points out that it is possible to start at a value other than zero when measuring...
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#### The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a worksheet that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their worksheet.