Measuring Height and Distance Teacher Resources

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Comparing Units of Measurement

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the units of measurement used by various Native American tribes before they had contact with the Europeans. They write research questions, conduct research using a variety of resources, in small groups write a...
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Let's Measure Trees

For Students 5th - 8th
In this trees worksheet, students show their understanding of measurement by solving 6 fill in the blank problems for distance, girth, and height.
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Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students choose appropriate units of measure and predict length using the metric system. In this measurement lesson, students participate in activities in which they predict, measure, and record linear measurements such as arm span vs....
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Measurement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the metric system and examine other ways to measure.  In this measurement lesson plan students complete activities that help them to better understand the measuring system.
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Measuring By Hand

For Students 4th - 5th
In this measuring by hand activity, learners first use a ruler to measure then use their cubit and thumbs to estimate lengths in inches and complete an 'analyze it' and 'explore' question.
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Units and Measurement

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discuss the word weight, how much they weigh and the conccept of heavy and light. They hear the story of measurement and the metric system. They work in groups and measure and record items found in the classroom and use a...
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Measuring Length in Kilometres

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this measuring length in kilometres worksheet, students review the definition of kilometre, then answer three multiple choice questions about measuring length.
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Measurement Mania

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders get many opportunities to practice their measurement skills.
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Proportions and Scale Factor for Measurement

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners explore the concept of proportion. In this proportion lesson, students use google maps to find the distance the their school is from home. Learners discuss what a scale factor is through teacher led discussion. Students...
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Choose the Units: Quiz

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Quiz the class on which unit of measure would be most appropriate when determining the weight, volume, height, or distance of eight different objects. This quiz reviews liters, kilometers, milligrams, and centimeters.
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Insides and Outsides

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Give small groups handfuls of unit cubes and then dare them to build as many rectangular prisms as possible using only 12 cubes. This engaging activity serves as an introduction to the volume of solid figures. In addition to volume,...
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Math and Measurement

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Pupils use the correct tool to measure distances. In this geometry lesson, students use an odometer and ruler correctly as they study maps. They describe how far way something is.
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Teaching Measurement Through Science

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Use these lesson plans to give your students real world practice with measuring distance, mass, and volume.
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How Can You Measure This?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders work in small groups to complete a number of investigations in which they have to use measurement. They determine the fractional part of the newspaper that is used for news, sports, etc. They compare their height to their...
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Whatcha Gunna Do When the Hulkster's Measuring Too??

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students measure using tools they have made. In this algebra lesson plan, students measure the height and distance using non-traditional measuring methods. They apply their findings to algebra and trigonometry properties of measurements.
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Measurement via Triangulation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars utilize triangulation techniques to determine altitudes of objects. An altitude locator is constructed and used to determine the height of a building or a tree. Tangent tables and formulas provide the ratio for the formula...
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Student Exploration: Measuring Trees

For Students 4th - 6th
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Total English Upper Intermediate: Going the Distance!

For Students 5th - 7th
In this distances and dimensions key vocabulary worksheet, students complete 12 sentences with the proper terms from the word bank and then write 6 original sentences using the verbs another word bank.
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Exploration Sequence of Bounces

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New skills are developed as students use graphing calculators and ranger technology to capture and graph the sequence of bounces a ball makes when dropped. After recording the height of four or more bounces, they use the collected data...
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How Tall, How Short, How Faraway

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders determine the correct unit of measure to use for different situations. In this measuring lesson, 2nd graders are introduced to different unit of measure. Students study the origin of measurement and practice measuring....
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Graphing Calculator Investigation - Second Degree Polynomial Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners solve quadratic functions. For this solving quadratic functions lesson, students determine the height of an object at a given time. Learners determine the time at which an object hits the ground. Students answer questions...
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Water to the Max

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars experiment with the angle that yields the greatest distance of water at constant pressure.  In this experiment with the angle that yields the greatest distance of water at constant pressure instructional activity, students...
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Sliding Along

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the concept of linear measurements and how they work. Coins are used to reinforce the process.
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Inching Our Way through Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review how to use an inch ruler and listen to the story, Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni. In this measuring lesson plan, students work in small groups to create an Inch Poster. Students then use an inch ruler to measure different...