# Non Standard Measurement Teacher Resources

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#### Non-Standard Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students, using a list made up of things from around the room; estimate the distance of one of the items on the list with one unit, record their prediction, and then actually measure items with non-standard measuring devise.
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#### Exploring Measurement

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
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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#### Overruled

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Conversion solves a royal blunder. Using an animated video, the resource explores the importance of being able to convert measurements. Knowing the ratio of two measurements allows for the conversion between two measurement units. Pupils...
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#### A Special Relationship

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the relationships of the lengths of the sides of right triangles and right triangles using a series of drawings on dot paper. They investigate and solve problems of standard (customary and metric units) and non-standard...
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#### Handy Measurement: Using Non-Standard Measuring Tools

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars examine different types of non-standard measurement. In this measuring lesson, students utilize their fingers, palms and feet as measuring tools. Young scholars discuss the difference between measuring using parts of their...
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#### Can You Measure Up?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
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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#### Measure Up!

For Teachers K - 4th
Discover ways to measure items without standard tools. In 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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#### Measurement

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate non-standard linear measurement.  For this cross curriculum measurement lesson, students listen to the book Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy, and identify pages in which non-standard measurement is used.  Students...
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#### Pancakes, Pancakes (Elementary, Science)

For Teachers K - 1st
Read Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomi De Paola then participate in different activities which practice skills such as English language development, using non-standard measurement, fine motor skills, dramatic play, and using our five senses.
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#### Measure Mania

For Teachers K
Students measure their own silhouette using Unifix cubes. They measure a drawing using non-standard measurement. They swap drawings and compare their measurements.
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#### Oodles of Noodles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate non-standard and standard measurement including inches and centimeters. They use different types of noodles as non-standard units of measurement comparing them to inches and centimeters.
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#### My Foot and the Standard Foot

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Young mathematicians put one foot in front of the other as they learn how to measure length in an elementary math lesson. Using paper cutouts of their own feet, children measure classroom objects as they discover the importance of...
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#### A Walk Down the Lane

For Teachers 9th Standards
Measure twice and compare once. Groups use a variety of measurement devices to measure a distance multiple times. Classmates create a box plot for each measurement device using the same scale. Using the graphs, the teams determine which...
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#### Sharp-Ness of Bends

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Define the sharpest in the group. Given a section of a trail map, pupils determine a method to measure the sharpness of each turn in the path. Individuals then determine what modifications to their formulas to make to find the sharpness...
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#### How Big is a Foot?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore mathematics by completing measurement worksheets. For this non-standard measurement lesson, 3rd graders discuss the average size of a human foot and practice measuring items with both a foot and traditional...
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#### Measure and Measure

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students use video integration to help them learn about non-standard measurements. In this measurements instructional activity, students watch a video about measurement. Students determine which non-standard measurement unit would be...
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#### Measuring Using Leaves

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore geometry by using non-standard measuring methods. In this length estimation lesson, students complete a worksheet in which different objects in their classroom are measured by three different sized leaves. Students draw...
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#### Estimation and Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students experiment with unconventional units (toothpicks, etc.) to estimate and measure. They consider the advantages of using standard measuring units.
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#### Measure Up!

For Teachers 1st
Examine the use of non-standard and standard measurement when determining length! For 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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#### Comparing Non-Standard Unit to Measurement for Capacity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students compare units of measurement. In this liquid measurements lesson, students experiment with the standard liter unit of measurement compared to non-standard measurements.  They divide of up into 3 groups and each group performs a...
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#### Measurement Lesson

For Teachers K
Kindergartners measure the lengths of common classroom objects. They use standard and non-standard measures. The little ones should love this lesson because they get to use tape measures, rulers, yardsticks, scales, clocks, calendars,...
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#### Measuring Blocks

For Students 1st Standards
Stack them together to get a measurement. The short activity has pupils work in pairs to measure the lengths of two blocks and then determine the length of the two blocks together. The groups then determine an equation that represents...
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For Teachers 1st
First graders explore geometry by completing a worksheet in class. In this non-standard measurement unit lesson, 1st graders discuss different techniques for measuring items without the use of a ruler. Students read several short stories...
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#### Counting on Measurement

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore measurement. They measure by counting non-standard units. Students use a variety of non-standard units to predict and measure volume of various containers using rice.