# Measurement Teacher Resources

Measurement is all around us! Use these resources to measure objects in multiple dimensions, deduce measurements from given data, and apply measuring techniques to build objects. It's all about hands-on, real life application with this math curriculum.

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#### Measurement Scavenger Hunt

New ReviewA scavenger hunt challenges mathematicians to locate items of a certain size. Scholars roam the classroom—in small groups and independently—measuring items and graphing their findings. A worksheet assesses learners' proficiency.

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#### Measuring Around the House!

Trying to approach measuring in a fun and interactive way? You found it! This activity has young learners first cut out two "rulers" - one with simple units marked, and another with blank squares. They begin by going around their house...

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#### Practice: Measuring Angles and Using a Protractor and More!

Four fabulous worksheets are included in this resource, all having to do with the measurement of angles. On the first, anglers will use a protractor to determine the degrees of 10 different angles. An arc is drawn on each. On the second,...

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#### Scientific Measurement

Pupils learn everything from how to take scientific measurements, to accuracy/precision, to density and a plethora of topics from a presentation on the metric system.

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#### Hand Span Measures

How long is your hand span? Young mathematicians measure their hand span from pinky tip to thumb tip using a centimeter ruler. After rounding to the nearest whole centimeter, learners plot their data on a line plot.

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#### How Do You Solve a Problem Using Indirect Measurement with Shadows?

Using indirect measurement, this video shows viewers how to find the height of a flagpole. The lecturer employs drawings as well as proportions to solve this problem, explaining each step. A useful resource to aid struggling learners and...

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#### How Do You Solve a Problem Using Indirect Measurement with Shadows?

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#### Measuring Angles: Lesson

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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#### Measuring Instruments for Physics-SPRING BALANCE

A step-by-step demonstration of how to use a spring scale is presented to the viewers by a gentle female narrator. For your flipped classroom, you can have learners view this at home and then come to class to practice measuring weight...

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#### Measuring Distances: Lesson

Let's rule the coordinate plane. By reviewing the marking on rulers, the video discusses how to determine the measurement between two points. The resource, a portion of a basic geometry playlist, determines the length of a side of a...

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#### How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?

The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...

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#### Discovering Gallon Man—Measuring Up

Isn't being pint-sized just one-eighth of a gallon? The class investigates the relationships between the different customary units of liquid measurement in lesson five of a seven-part unit to develop various skills. Using the...

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#### Units of Measure: Feet and Yards 13

In this measurement worksheet, students complete ten problems where they change feet to yards. There is an answers sheet included.

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#### Measurement Problems

Would you use a ruler to measure the length of a soccer field? No way! Pupils explore four tools of the trade: yardstick, measuring wheel, tape measure, and ruler. They label 12 measuring tasks with the most appropriate tool. Some of...

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#### Measure Me!

How many unifix cubes tall are you? If you're not sure, then perform this math activity with your class and find out. Working in pairs, young mathematicians make measuring sticks out of unifix cubes in order to determine the length of...

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#### Units of Measurement

Challenge your second graders with a worksheet on units of measurement! Not only do they put their measurement skills to the test, but kids practice word problem strategies as well. The second part of the resource prompts students to...

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#### Which Unit of Measure

Would you use inches or miles to measure a finger? How would you measure the water in a pool, or milk in a carton? Reinforce units of measurement with your first grade class. Learners circle the correct unit of measurement for each...

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#### Measuring Shadows Using an Ancient Method

How did ancient peoples determine the height of really tall objects? Young scientists and mathematicians explore the concept of using shadows to measure height in a hands-on experiment. Paired pupils measure shadows, then calculate the...

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#### Measuring Lengths Using Rulers

A visual measuring exercise that lends itself nicely to an all-class warm up, especially as it doesn't provide room for scholars to write in answers on the sheet itself. They examine 10 rulers and determine the length in either inches,...

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#### What Unit of Measurement?

If you're measuring a bicycle, would you use inches, feet, or yards? What about when you measure a shoe, or a flagpole? Explore measurement with this worksheet, which prompts third graders to use their critical-thinking skills. Three...

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#### Measure Angles - Reteach 16.3

A nice set of instructions for how to use a protractor is presented. The definitions for a right, acute, obtuse, and straight angle follow. Four angle measures are then given for learners to draw and classify. This would make a nifty pop...

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#### Unit 5 Section 2: Measuring Angles

An interactive assignment displays two example angles to teach how to measure them. When you click on the angles, a protractor appears! As practice, learners view a set of angles, estimate the size of each, and then enter the degrees in...

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#### Problems with Measures

Yards or inches? Understanding measurements has a lot to do with units, so give scholars some scenarios and have them choose the appropriate unit. There are six labeled images here requiring weight, distance, length, and capacity. They...

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#### Measure for Measure: Anticipation Guide

Be bold and never fearful! Tempt your scholars with an Anticipation Guide for Measure for Measure. Before reading Shakespeare’s problem play, class members label a series of statements as either true or false in their opinion. (It’s okay...