# 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: Distance Relations

Never miss a centimeter with a set of measurement lessons and activities, focusing on area and perimeter. From practice sheets to collaborative games, your high schoolers will love geometry!

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 1: Ratios and Unit Rates

Twenty-nine lessons make up a unit designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Working on ratios and unit rates, mathematicians go through a variety of centers to create, write, and model ratios. They convert between fractions,...

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 6: Geometry

Twenty-seven lessons make up a math module designed for seventh graders to focus on the concept of geometry. Topics include angles, triangles, parallelograms, three-dimensional figures, and measurement using volume and area. Two...

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#### STEM: Elementary Inquiry

Encourage scholars to investigate and think critically with a collection of 14 STEM lesson plans. The following inquiry-based lessons explore the concepts of life cycles of plants and animals, measurement, magnets, evaporation,...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...

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#### STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...

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#### October - Apples

A collection makes up a pumpkin and apple-themed week. Included is a cooking activity (pumpkin bread). Furthermore, scholars study half, third, quarter/fourth, measurement, parts, whole, and more parts are smaller shares. Learners write...

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#### EngageNY Geometry Module 3: Extending to Three Dimensions

Building on the understanding of congruence studied in Module 1 and on similarity studied in Module 2, the 14 lessons in the Module 3 collection focus on developing a bridge from geometric measurement in two dimensions to understanding...

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#### Mean, Median, and Mode with CK-12 PLIX

Help middle schoolers find meaning in measures of central tendency with a collection of interactive math resources. Offering real-world contexts for investigating the mean, median, and mode of data sets, these digital activities make...

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#### Big vs. Little – Micro to Nano

Here's a small collection that introduces young scientists to some very big concepts. Kids complete an interactive, build structures, use magnifying lenses to find micro specimens, and compare objects—large and small. Learners examine...

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#### 2020 Election Lesson Plans

With all the hyperbole of an election year, it can be difficult to find the facts, just the facts about candidates, issues, and ballot measures. Young political scientists, with the help of 21 resources from a nonpartisan, information...

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#### Math Antics Geometry Video Lessons

The point of this collection of 12 videos is to introduce learners to three basic parts of geometry—points, lines, and planes. The presenter provides definitions, shows how to classify shapes, provides examples, and shows how to use...

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#### Outdoor Math Activities

These resources are geared towards middle schoolers set in an outdoor environment. Some of the resources don't necessarily require the outdoors, but keep with the theme and can easily be done outside seated on the benches with the sun...

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#### 1st Grade Math Vocabulary Cards

Eight sets of math vocabulary flashcards make up a collection designed to accompany Houghton Mifflin's first grade math curriculum. Each set offers two types of cards: a word card printed in bold font, and a definition card equipped with...

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#### Common Core Math: 4th Grade

Kick math instruction into high gear with a collection made up of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, videos, and apps created to enhance and reinforce fourth grade math concepts. Check out each resource's notes to discover which...

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#### Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....

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#### Summer Math Projects

Summer learning loss can be one of the most tragic things to happen to a student's academic success, as well as cause much frustration for educators. Stop the learning loss in math with five summer projects intended for middle and high...

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#### EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 4: Expressions and Equations

A 36-part unit boosts sixth-graders' math skills with a focus on expressions and equations. Scholars take part in 34 lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as collaborative learning opportunities....

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#### EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 1: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Young mathematicians build upon their skills of reasoning of ratios and rates, and learn to define proportional relationships and the constant of proportionality. The module concludes with students creating a scale drawing.

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#### EngageNY Algebra I Module 1: Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs

The Algebra 1, Module 1 collection is designed to help students develop fluency in writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations The 30 lessons are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions , the Structure of...

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#### EngageNY Algebra I Module 3: Linear and Exponential Functions

The Algebra 1, Module 3 collection focuses on linear and exponential functions. The module's 26 lessons are divided into four topics: Linear and Exponential Sequences, Functions and Their Graphs, Transformations of Functions, and Using...

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#### Activity Book: Discover Your Changing World With NOAA

Introduce middle schoolers to the essential principles of climate science with a collection of 10 activities. Class members learn about the Earth’s climate systems, factors that change these systems, and the impacts of those changes....

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#### Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...

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#### The Fed Explained

Animated videos, colorful graphics, and catchy examples help young economists gain an understanding of the Federal Reserve and its role in the Reserve System. The nine resources in the collection cover such basic economic concepts as...

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#### Chemistry Lessons

A collection of 26 videos provides young chemists with help with concepts and topics that many find confusing. The narrator offers clear explanations, practical advice, and uses multiple examples to ensure understanding. Great for ...

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#### Mission to Mars

Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....

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#### High School Balanced Packet 1 Assessment Tasks

Are you looking for assessment tasks for Algebra 1, Algebra 2, or geometry? Check out this collection of 20 assessment tasks designed for high schoolers. Problems are presented with an open-ended format allowing students to use multiple...

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#### EngageNY Algebra I Curriculum

The Algebra 1 curriculum set is designed to help scholars develop fluency in
writing, interpreting, and solving linear equations, The 30 lessons in Module 1 are divided into four topics: An Introduction to Functions, the Structure of...

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#### Study Jams! Add & Subtract Measurements

How much leopard print fabric will Zoe need to upholster a sofa for her jam studio? This problem is the example used to teach how to add and subtract measurement-related values.

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#### Toothbrush Measuring

Ever wonder how many marshmallows long your toothbrush is? Well, you're in luck! This hands-on measurement activity requires young mathematicians to determine the length of their toothbrush using Unifix® cubes, buttons, Cheerios, bear...

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#### Measuring in Metrics

Practice measuring skills with a 10-question instructional activity that challenges scholars to measure lines using centimeters and inches.

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#### Measure School Supplies

Ever wonder how long a pair of scissors are? Find out with this simple measuring activity in which pupils use the provided ruler to determine the length of four common classroom supplies.

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#### Exploring Measurement

An adorable computer-animated classroom explores non-standard measurement with Sid the Science Kid. The concept is simple; you can only use one object to serve as your unit of non-standard measurement. This video is most appropriate for...

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#### Convert Measurements to Solve Distance Problems

As the first of a series of five lessons on solving word problems involving converting measurement data, this resource is a great piece to incorporate a unit on the topic. A review of basic metric system measurements begins the learning,...

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#### Introduction to Angle Measure

An all-encompassing package provides video clips that demonstrate real-world activities that have to do with angles. After watching the Cyberchase cartoons, learners discuss why a "v" shape is used to measure a turn. A pair of vital...

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#### Study Jams! Tools of Measurement

From temperature and mass, to length and volume, there are many different types of measurement. Expose young learners to a variety of measurement tools using this slide show of real-life pictures. Go through the presentation one image at...

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#### Measuring Scavenger Hunt

Go on a scavenger hunt with measuring tape! After cutting out the measuring tape on the first page, look for items in your house that are five inches long and record where you found them on the second page.

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#### Study Jams! Measure Length

Mia's pet lizard has grown a lot since he was a baby and she needs help measuring his length now that he's an adult. After choosing the best tool for the job, RJ goes step by step through the measurement process, modeling how to use both...

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#### Measure Full and Half Rotations

Here is a great real-world problem that kids will really connect with. A conversation between two boys about doing 360s and 180s while skateboarding sets the stage for the lesson. Learners are shown how rays are used to measure full and...

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#### It's All in the Measurements

Study customary measurements with your sixth graders. They will investigate linear and capacity measurements to then measure and convert linear and capacity units. Finally they will work in small groups to conduct experiments. Resources...

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#### Can You Measure Up?

Here is a well-designed lesson on common standards of measurement for your young mathematicians. In it, learners calculate measurements in standard and non-standard units. They make predictions, record data, and construct and design...

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#### Measuring Hands Down - Enrichment 7.1

How many hands tall are you? A passage about measuring the height of horses with the unit called a "hand" gives scholars the background needed to measure items using the width of their own hand. Students use their hand measurement to...

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#### Measuring Around the House!

Trying to approach measuring in a fun and interactive way? You found it! This worksheet 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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#### Find Radian Measure by Dividing Arc Length by Radius

In an approach that meshes higher-level thinking with approachable methods, this presentation walks that fine line between mathematical rigor and applications with skill. Not only are the specific steps for finding the radian measure of...

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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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#### Measuring With a Ruler

When it comes to using a ruler, how does your class measure up? Find out with this simple measurement worksheet that asks children to determine the lengths of common, everyday items to the nearest half inch.

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#### Measurement Scavenger Hunt

A 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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#### Estimation and Measurement

Students experiment with unconventional units (toothpicks, etc.) to estimate and measure. They consider the advantages of using standard measuring units.

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#### Measurement (Lengths)

Kids list the different materials that can be used in measuring the lengths of objects (standard and nonstandard units of measurement). They directly compare the lengths of given objects and recognize the various units of measurements....

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#### Measures

Estimate and explore the length and weight of classroom items using standard measurement and scales. Students will work in groups to determine appropriate measuring tools, weigh or measure items, and record their results on a data chart....

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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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#### Measure the Pencils

Excellent measuring practice is here in this math worksheet. Learners cut out the measuring bar at the bottom of the page and use it to measure four pencils. This is nonstandard measurement.

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#### Measure Length

An excellent worksheet on measurement is here. Young learners cut out the measuring bar at the bottom of the page and measure five lines, then write how many boxes long each line is.

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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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#### Common Angle Measures

Using a circle with clock like hands, the tutor explains common angle measurements. She shows that a full circular rotation equals 360 degrees, a quarter rotation equals 90 degrees, a three-quarters rotation equals 270 degrees, and a...

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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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#### Measurement

Explore the customary system for linear measurement and examine the meanings of inch and foot. Youngsters will listen to the book "How Tall, How Short, How Far Away?," and measure a variety of items in the class using nonstandard units...

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#### Units of Measure: Millimeters and Centimeters 5

In this units of measure worksheet, students convert millimeters to centimeters. Students complete 10 problems where they convert millimeters to centimeters.

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#### Units of Measure: Inches and Feet 10

In this measurement worksheet, students practice conversions with measurement. Students complete ten problems where they convert inches to feet. There is an answer sheet provided.

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#### Units of Measure: Feet and Yards 12

In this measurement worksheet, students convert feet to yards. Students complete ten problems to improve their understanding of measurement. There is an answer sheet provided.

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

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

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#### Measuring Mass Using Non-Standard Units of Measurement

Students explore mass measurements. In this non-standard unit measurement lesson, students use non-standard units of measurement to find the weight of different objects. They work in small groups and complete a variety of measuring...

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#### Metric & Standard Measurement Systems

Teenagers in this engaging video explore different ancient measurement systems. Footage of the teens and computer animations combine to stimulate viewers' interest. The metric system is interchangeably referred to as the decimal system...

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#### Measuring Instruments for Physics-MICROMETER

A gentle voice and jazz music make this video easy on the senses. It provides a close-up view of a micrometer as the narrator explains how it works and how to use one to measure the diameter of a metal wire. Since a micrometer is used...

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#### Home Living / Daily Living : Measure Ingredients

Cooking often requires one to measure out ingredients. Build an understanding of relative measurements as well as a reference for future cooking projects with your special needs class. In a small group, you'll discuss various measurement...

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#### Measuring Real Stuff

Looking for a good activity on measurement? This one could be for ytou! Learners select and use appropriate nonstandard units to measure and compare lengths and weights of real-life objects. They use problem-solving skills to design a...

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#### Measurement Concepts - Reteach 8.1

In this measurement worksheet, 3rd graders estimate then measure 4 different objects using paper clips and cubes. Definitions of measuring weight, length, and capacity are provided.

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#### Measure Up!

Examine the use of non-standard and standard measurement when determining length! In this measurement lesson, 1st graders use non-standard units of measure to determine how far they jump. They color squares on graph paper to show the...

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#### Measurement and Conversion of Units in a Recipe

In a cross-curricular measurement and literacy lesson, your class will identify and compare cooking measurement instruments. They read a recipe and sequence a set of similar instructions in which the steps have been mixed up....

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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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#### 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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#### A Handy Measure

How many hands tall are you? Challenge kids to measure themselves the way the 19th century Oklahoma horse traders measured their prize horses (can they guess how many hands tall a horse had to be?). There's some background information...

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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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#### 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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#### 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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#### What's My Measurement? - Enrichment 12.2

For this finding measurements worksheet, students measure and research measurements of items and record the measurements in all four units of inches, feet, yards, and miles on a table. Students write forty measurements.

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#### Magnificent Measurement

Young mathematicians investigate measurement. They engage in activities involving length, volume, weight, area, and time using standard and non-standard units of measure. The seven part instructional activity includes problem solving,...

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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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#### Pencil Measurement

The worlds of measurement is a very important one! In this resource, designed for 2nd graders, pupils get to explore measurement by using pencils, markers, and crayons. There is a discussion where kids make predictions regarding what...

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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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#### 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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#### Proper Measuring Techniques with Correct Equipment

There is no better way to contextualize fractions than in a real-life situation. Learners demonstrate their ability to convert, measure, and determine fractional equivalents as they pertain to both liquid and dry measurements, as needed...

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#### Graphing and Measurement Go Hand in Hand

Learners explore data collection and graphing. They will work in groups to determine the best tool to use for hand span measurement. They also collect hand span data and the whole class organizes data on a plot line graph.

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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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#### Measurement and Algebraic Thinking

Comparatively speaking, does a bug travel farther than a human in 10 seconds? Get a bug and measure how far it travels in 10 seconds. Have a human team member run for 10 seconds and calculate the distance ran. Answer the question,"Who...

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#### Measuring to the Nearest Half Inch - Problem Solving 13.2

In this measuring length worksheet, students measure 4 lengths of ribbon to the nearest half inch then use the measurements to solve 3 word problems which require the students to order the measurements and compare measurements.

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#### Hands-On: Sums of Angle Measures

In this angle measures worksheet, students solve six word problems where they are given 6 different polygons, some of which are complex, and must determine angle measures in order to arrive at a solution.

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#### Sunflower Measuring and Counting

Youngsters improve their measuring and counting skills using sunflowers. They view pictures painted by Van Gogh. Everyone works in groups to measure sunflowers and record their findings, and they all use sunflower seeds to create...

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#### Converting Standard Units of Mass and Measure

Discover how to distinguish between grams and kilograms in a mass and measurement instructional activity. Viewing pictures, the kids estimate and tell the mass weight of the picture shown. They decide which unit to measure with and solve...

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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...

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#### Measuring Up

Teach the basics of measurement and conversion with a five-lesson resource that builds an understanding of proportion and measurement conversion from elementary through high school. Initially, young scholars use ratios to determine soup...

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#### WS 1.8 Standards of Measurements

In this standards of measurements worksheet, students watch two videos and answer six questions regarding each video. Students goal is to devise a standard of measurement after the first video.

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#### Measuring Angles

The first of two pages displays various angles as the measure of degrees of a circular arc. An explanation is written, and learners are asked to model each by holding up two pencils as the rays. The second page provides instruction on...

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#### Measuring Yourself Using the Metric System

Students measure using the metric system. In this geometry lesson, students solve problems using grams, meters and liters. They convert between the US units of measurements and the Metric System.

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#### TAKS Math Quiz - Angle Measurement

In this TAKS online math quiz worksheet, students take an online quiz focused angle measurement with a protractor. Quiz can be graded online by clicking a link.

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#### Measuring Segments and Angles

Examine the concept of angles and segments with high schoolers. They will determine the measures of right, acute, and obtuse angles and then find the length of a segment given an algebraic expression. Finally, they will add angles on...

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#### Measuring Lengths Using Rulers

Three rulers offer measuring practice with inches, centimeters, and millimeters. Scholars write four measurements, two of which involve fractional units. For the metric ruler they measure the same length in both centimeters and...

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#### Covering Units of Measure

Use conversions to practice multiplication and division with these measurement and money problems. First, scholars convert 12 measurements from centimeters to millimeters, using an example to help them understand the process. Next, they...

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#### Measure, Draw, and Classify Angles - Reteach 14.4

Learners use a protractor to draw, measure, and classify angles. They solve six problems total. Note that the angles all come from a set of three intersecting lines, making this ideal as an enrichment for those who are beyond...

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#### Measure a Tree

Young mathematicians explore data collection and mathematical problem solving. They will work in cooperative groups to determine the height of a tree by measuring several predetermined distances on the ground. They will use the data...

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#### Actual Size: Measuring Animals

Elementary schoolers practice their measuring skills using the book entitled Actual Size. They use rulers and tape measures to measure their body parts. After that, everyone reads through the book Actual Size and measures the animals...

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#### Study Jams! Measure Angles

Get a quick review on measuring angles with this step-by-step guide using a protractor. Watch the correct way to measure angles and finish with an assessment on correct techniques to measure special angles.

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#### How Do Chemists Measure?

Young chemists create gold nanoparticles as they learn to measure accurately with the metric system. They create an advertisement for the application of nanotechnology to complete the first lesson in a series of six.

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#### Measure Angles - Practice 16.3

Upper elementary learners use a protractor to draw angles having given measures, then classify angles. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.

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#### Missing Measures: Complimentary and Supplementary Angles

A missing measure mystery! Right angles and straight angles are divided in two, with the measure of one side provided. Angle analyzers compute the value of the missing complimentary or supplementary angle. There are eight problems for...

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#### Ordering Sets of Measures

This isn't an ordinary number sequencing activity; as scholars put these values in order they must pay close attention to the units attached. Each set of numbers has different units of measurement, so they must convert to order them from...

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#### Measurement Problems

What measurements are shown on these rulers? Learners read eight rulers and record the indicated lengths in centimeters. There are no fraction answers. Remind kids to write the units into the measurements. Extend this by assigning...

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#### Measure Angles - Homework 16.3

Very simply, geometers draw six angles with the stated angular measure. A protractor is required, so if you assign this as homework, make sure to let learners know that they will need to take a protractor with them. A critical thinking...

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#### Converting Units of Measure #2

Turn centimeters to meters; scholars practice measurement conversion using metric units. There are two examples to get them started before they complete four sections converting centimeters to meters, meters to centimeters, meters to...

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#### Study Jams! Units of Measurement

As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...

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#### Personal Unit Tape Measure

A fantastic unit on measurement and fractions! With full background information, instructional procedures, and several learning activities, you'll be set for teaching your second graders all about basic measurement concepts. This...

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#### Discovering Math: Beginning Measurement

Weight, time, length, cost, and mass are all things we can measure. Learners are introduced to the concepts they'll need to know before embarking on any measurement adventure. They are introduced to each type of measurement and types of...

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#### Units of Measure: Pounds and Ounces 21

In this units of measure conversion worksheet, students use their problem solving skills to convert the measurements listed in pounds to measurements listed in ounces. Students also convert the measurements listed in ounces to...

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#### Units of Measure: Pounds and Ounces 22

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#### Measurements

Elementary in nature, this slide show presents basics of measurement. Standard measurement tools and units, and the metric system are taught. Use this at the beginning of the year for any science class as an introduction or review of...

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#### Measuring Our Bodies

Second and third graders explore the size of their bodies. They use string to measure parts of their body in small groups. After measuring with string, students measure the string with a ruler. They then glue their string to a piece of...

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#### Measurement Cow

After a class discussion that revolves around the measurements that most milk cartons come in, learners dig deeper to understand the mathematical relationships between these units of measurement. A very cute, and quite-effective...

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#### Back To the Basics: Measurement

Lead the class in a review of the basic concepts and procedures involved in measuring length, weight, and volume. After whole group instruction, small groups and individuals practice measuring by completing a variety of fun activities...

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#### Real-Life Problems: Measures

Do your fifth graders have trouble writing out their work for word problems? Use this instructional activity about measurements and the four equations, which provides separate spaces to write the equations and the answers. A nice way to...

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#### Measuring for Chemistry: Moles, Compounds, and Conversions

Through a station rotation activity, scientists complete 9 chemistry activities to complete this interactive worksheet. Concepts include molar masses, percent composition, accuracy vs. precision, mass of an object, scientific notation,...

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#### Taking the Measure of the Universe

Four fabulous activities immerse amateur astronomers into measuring objects that we cannot handle. The experiences are applied to NASA's Space Interferometry Mission, which will take measurements of planets around stars other than our...

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#### Dance Challenge: Calculate and Compare Speed by Measuring a Series of Dance Movements

Really neat! Kids choreograph a dance phrase and then measure the distance and speed of the phrase using a timer and a meter stick. They collect the data on a table which they use to determine an average. A series of observation and...

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#### Growing Bean Plants

Plant growth experiments offer rich, cross-curricular learning opportunities that can really excite and engage young learners. For this series, children work in pairs planting, measuring, and comparing the height of bean plants in order...

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#### General Construction Measurement and Dimensions

Learners construct their understanding of measurement and dimensions in this step-by-step approach that begins with an all group vocabulary introduction, consisting of measuring objects and dialoging using measurement vocabulary....

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#### The Angle Measure of an Arc

How do you find the measure of an arc? Learners first review relationships between central and inscribed angles. They then investigate the relationship between these angles and their intercepted arcs to extend the Inscribed Angle Theorem...

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#### How Long

It won't take young mathematicians long to learn how to measure length with this fun, hands-on activity. Working in pairs, children use Unifix® or snap cubes to measure and record the lengths of different classroom objects. To extend the...

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#### Converting Units of Measure

Follow six steps to implement this series of metric worksheets. Here, mathematicians exhibit their knowledge of problem solving, while converting units of measurement and label their answers with the applicable unit name.

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#### Accuracy in Measurement

Scales rule! Pupils investigate the different scales of measurement. They use rulers of different scales to measure the length of objects. Estimation and precision of measurement reveal the accuracy of quantities.

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#### Measure for Measure

How does your class measure up? Young scientists create a scale drawing of the JOIDES Resolution in a collaborative activity. The lesson incorporates mathematical principles with deep-sea exploration to focus on enhancing measurement...

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#### Forest Measurements: An Applied Approach

Geometry—it's not just for the math classroom! Learners explore the field of forestry through a mathematical lens. An instructional resource explains how forest workers collect data about trees such as height, diameter, and age using...

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#### Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes

Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...

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#### Angles and Their Measures

Get out those protractors! From any angle, this worksheet will give your mathematicians some good practice. First, they find the measurement of eight angles. Next, they draw eight angles given the measurement.

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#### Chemistry Lesson: Significant Digits and Measurements

Why are some digits of a number more important than others? This video explains significant digits and offers examples for use in measurement and guided practice. A worksheet is provided with a video explanation of all answers.

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#### Indirect Measurement: Lesson

When the tape measure will not reach, use similarity. An installment of a large playlist on geometry introduces the method of indirect measurement. Using a story of finding the distance to the sun, the video shows how to use similar...

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#### Comparing Metric Units of Measurement

What are metric units of measurement? Viewers learn about the metric system in the first installment of an 11-part Math In Science video series. After reviewing the need for units, viewers learn about different units for length.

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#### Measurement and the PopCubes Ruler

Young mathematicians review what a ruler is and what it can be used for. The class then practices counting by 10s. They learn that the metric system is based on 10s and that a new kind of ruler called the PopCubes can help them measure...

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#### How Do You Find Missing Measurements of Similar Figures Using a Proportion?

Two similar triangles have the same angles, but their legs have different lengths. This means their angles are congruent, and thusly, their corresponding sides are congruent. So there is a missing measurement that needs to be found. Set...

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#### Math and Measurement

Engage the class in exploring linear measurement and map scales. They work in groups to measure various distances in the classroom and convert measurements to other units as directed by the teacher. To access this Word document, click on...

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#### Gingerbread Man Measurement

Reinforce measurement skills with a holiday-themed worksheet that challenges mathematicians to estimate and measure the length, width, and height of classroom objects using a gingerbread man.

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#### Lesson 3: Measuring Angles

Learners use a protractor to measure angles. They classify angles by type: right angle, acute angles, and obtuse angles. Students build and draw right, acute, and obtuse angles. They discuss how do people in various professions use...

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#### Measuring Instruments for Physics-PROTRACTOR

For measuring angles, use a protractor. Using this tool accurately is a valuable skill for your physics stars. This brief video clip can be used to teach your class how to measure correctly.

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#### Measuring an Irregular Distance

The math pirate needs to measure a distance on his treasure map. He realizes that he's not measuring a straight line, but an irregular distance. This short clip is well done, it uses a real-life math application, concrete mathematical...

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#### Measure and Color

In this nonstandard measurement worksheet, young mathematicians look at the height of each of four lines, then color in the measurement bars up to the right height to match each line.

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#### Fun With Rainfall Measurements

Demonstrate how rain is measured. Pupils will use a rain gauge to measure the amount of rainfall during one week. Then record the data and discuss the results.

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#### Measurable You!

Conduct guided experiments and discussions while collecting anthropometric measurements. Your class will explore impact of experimental errors in a scientific system, and explain their observations/findings in writing. An introduction to...

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#### Is There Mystery in Measurement?

Investigate perimeter and area of polygons! In this measurement lesson, learners use index cards to create rectangles and trace their hand to estimate its area and perimeter.

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#### Radian Measure: Unit Circle Conversions

Individuals investigate the relationship between radian and angle measurements by using an interactive to find the angle measurement for given radian measures. Users answer questions to convert between the two measurements.

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#### The Case of the Pilfered Pin: A Measurement Inquiry Activity

Who pilfered the pin? Scholars practice measurement skills as they solve the mystery of a stolen pin. They measure length, temperature, and mass and determine which of select suspects committed the crime. During the STEM hands-on...

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#### Measuring Instruments for Physics-VERNIER RULER

A gentle voice and jazz music make this video easy on the senses. It provides a close-up view of a Vernier Ruler as the narrator explains how it works and how to use one to measure the diameter of a pen. Since this ruler is used for...

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#### Understand Volume and How Volume is Measured

Activate prior knowledge by first reviewing different things and ways we measure things. Then, discuss what it means to measure volume. Learners will be introduced to units of volume and key vocabulary. The highly visual nature of the...

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#### Measuring Length

Your young forensic scientists add to and strengthen their measurement and conversion skills with these seven well-scaffold worksheets. Metric conversions, measuring length, area, and volume, reading thermometers, graduated cylinders,...

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#### Finding Angle Measures 1

How does your class measure up to finding angle measurements? Young scholars of geometry find the measurements of four missing angles on three concurrent lines. After finding each measurement, they must then justify their answers. Use...

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#### Direct and Indirect Measurement of Area

For this measurement of area worksheet, 7th graders identify and complete 5 different problems that including determining the measurement of an area in a shamrock figure. First, they determine the area of the shamrock illustrated by...

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#### Measure Angles to the Nearest Degree With Protractors

Measuring angle openings is easy with a protractor, but what if the opening isn't a multiple of ten? Real world examples showcase how protractors can be read precisely. A quick review of the process of estimation starts the lesson. Then,...

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#### Mean, Median, and Mode: Measures of Central Tendency: Crash Course Statistics #3

If you have two feet, you have more than the average number of feet! Explore the meaning of the numbers of measures of central tendency of different data sets with the third of five lessons in a video statistics playlist. Using unique...

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#### Measures of Length 2

Converting lengths is the focus of a metric instructional activity that involves mathematicians to calculate a given number by 1000, and then convert a measurement using kilometers into meters. Finally, learners are asked to solve two...

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#### Measures of Variation

Variation makes the world—and data sets—more interesting. Young data analysts view an engaging YouTube video to learn about measures of variation. Range and interquartile range are the topics under consideration here.

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#### Handy Measuring Ratio

Your hand can be a handy tool for measurement. Young mathematicians learn how to estimate the height of objects by applying similarity. They find the horizontal distance from the object where spreading their outstretched fingers results...

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#### Relationships Between Formal Measurement Units: Measure and Record Mass in Kilograms and Grams

Teach the masses about the metric system with this hands-on measurement lesson. Given a fruit or vegetable, learners estimate, measure, and convert its mass using the metric units gram and kilogram.

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#### Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory

We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson plan in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of...

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#### Measuring the Measuring Tool Lab

Novice mathematicians are challenged to measure parts of their desks using paper clips, tongue depressors, pencils, and pens as the measuring tools. Then, they must answer 8 questions about their process of measurement with these...

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#### Noodling Around: Powers of Ten

How many noodles long is your classroom? Find out when engineers of all ages explore measurement through the use of pool noodles. With the noodles pre-cut to certain metric lengths, the activities could be used to introduce the metric...

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#### Grade 2 Supplement Set D5 – Measurement: Telling Time

Have your class play concentration memory games using analog and digital clocks. Second graders become little experts with time telling to the minute, quarter, half, and hour. Use as a fun Friday treat as well as other...

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#### Measure the Solar Diameter

Scientists could measure the diameter of the sun before they knew its distance. Scholars construct a simple mirror box to measure the diameter for themselves. They compare this measurement with the official size, listed in a textbook,...

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#### Radian Measure of Angles

Degrees are not the only way to measure an angle! The third lesson in a four-part series introduces the definition of a radian. The problem videos use the definition to solve problems including converting between degrees and radian and...

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#### Measurement

Here is a challenging presentation that will get your mathematicians working! They must convert using non-standard units of measure. Here is an example: a pencil is 12 buttons long, how many toothpicks long is the pencil? An interesting...

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#### Measurement

Students explore the concept of measurement. In this measurement lesson plan, students discuss what specific measurement tools such as an odometer measure. Students recite a measurement poem. Students make a foldable with conversion...

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#### Measure the Length of an Object

Every measuring job requires a tool, but which is the right one? Scholars read four measuring tasks and select the proper tool for each. Next, they switch the exercise by choosing from a list of measuring tasks given a tool. Note there...

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#### Measuring Objects in the Classroom

Third graders use ruler and tapes to measure classroom objects. After discussing measurement tools, have students complete sentences stating what they would use to measure various objects. Later in the computer lab, they type their...

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#### Lesson 2: Measurement Tools

Elementary schoolers examine the uses of rulers, scales, and measuring cups. They determine the criteria for the use of each tool and visit different areas of school to find items that can be measured with these tools. Everyone takes...

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#### Standard Units of Measure

Learners explore linear measurement. They choose appropriate measuring tools, measure three classroom items, and record their results. A class discussion ensues in which everyone decides the best way to present their data.

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#### Measure Up!

Discover ways to measure items without standard tools. For this measurements lesson, learners estimate how long certain objects are by measuring with a non-standard measuring tool. Students check their estimates with a ruler and share...

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#### Measurements: Inches

Children solve problems involving measurement using information taken from various items measured (wooden blocks and boxes). This is a particularly good lesson to use when introducing how to use a ruler and how to add inches together in...

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#### Measuring Activities

Students measure using both metric and standard measures. They convert from one standard to the next while measuring distances in their home or classroom.

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#### Units & Measurements

Learners define and identify various units of measurement. They measure using units, compare weights, enhance balancing skills and discuss how they use measurement in their daily lives

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#### Measurement: Measuring Hand and Feet

Here is a good lesson which invites learners to practice measurement using standard and nonstandard measuring tools. In this measurement lesson, learners work with length, width, height, and area. They use standard and nonstandard...

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#### Measurement: The Size is Right

Specific learning goals are grouped for different grade levels spanning pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. After preparing the questions and materials, you call a learner to come in front of the class and play the game. Young learners...

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#### Meet the Measurements

Students explore geometry by utilizing measurement tools. In this measurements lesson, students identify the different forms of measurements such as time, temperature, capacity and length. Students utilize rulers, weights and clocks to...

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#### Measurement Tools

Which of these is the best tool for the job? Learners examine a measurement scenario and determine which of five tools would be the right choice. There is only one problem, and the worksheet includes pictures. Because the answer is...

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#### Lesson #10 Standard Measurement

Learners are introduced to units of measurement found on a ruler as well as what attributes make an object difficult or easier to measure with a ruler. The teacher has various objects placed around the room, and the youngsters practice...

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#### Measurements - Franklin College

Second graders review measurements in inches and practice measuring different objects. As a class, they estimate various objects in their classroom and compare their estimation to the actual measurement. To end the lesson, they complete...

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#### Tree Measurement

Measure a tree? Yes, measure a tree! Students get outside and measure a tree's trunk, crown, and height. Each group compares their answers to determine if any re-measuring is necessary. Once back in the classroom, students make bar...

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#### Measure the Length of an Object

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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#### Measure Your Pencil

Fifth graders use concepts of measurement to record the dimensions of a pencil. The unit of a pencil is used to compare it as part of a larger measurement like a yard. Students convert equivalent fractions accurately. Students also...

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#### Customary Units of Measure: Reteach 8.2

In this measurements worksheet, students review four steps that help them find customary units of measurements. Students then practice converting the given units of measurements to equivalent measures.

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#### Estimation and Measurement

Get second graders outside to estimate and measure how long 800 meters is on their school campus. They then measure the actual distance in yards to see how close their estimate was. An interesting teaching idea!

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#### Measuring the Lengths Using Rulers

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...

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#### Candy Bar Measurements

Geometers explore mathematics by completing an object measurement worksheet. They utilize a variety of candy bars and rulers to conduct a measurement experiment in class. They complete worksheets as a group based on the measurement...

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#### Scaled Measurements

Introduce youngsters to the concept of scale measurement and the uses of scale drawing. They are provided with an explanation and then given two examples of how scale measurements work. This would be a good resource to use prior to...

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#### Imperial and Metric Units of Measure

In this units of measure worksheet, 6th graders review the imperial and metric units of measure, complete a table to show conversions between the two types of measure.

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#### Measuring Shoes

Shoes step up and provide learners a chance to demonstrate their ability to measure and describe attributes of objects. Young mathematicians measure and record the length of three class members’ shoes. Worksheet could be adapted to any...

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#### Measure the Length of an Object

Would you measure ice water with a different tool than the height of a door? Of course! Scholars examine five measuring tasks and match them to the proper tools for the job. Three of these are length scenarios, one volume, and the last...

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#### Measure the Length in Meters

Which is longer? Learners explore measurement through 10 object comparisons. They measure each object against a row of squares, each square representing one meter. Although the directions simply ask which item is larger, encourage kids...