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Shape Shifters in the Math Garden

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Combines mathematical measurement with gardening skills. Third graders hunt for worms in the garden and try to find the longest one. They also measure and weigh vegetables that they harvest from the garden, measure rainfall amounts, and...
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How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
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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Noodling Around: Powers of Ten

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
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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Study Jams! Add & Subtract Measurements

For Students 4th - 6th
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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Convert Measurements to Solve Distance Problems

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
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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How Big is Big?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In a math or life science class, "mini-me" models are created with cardstock to reflect a 1:10 scale of young scholars' bodies. Learners measure each others' heights with meter sticks, and then reduce the size by 10. After this exercise,...
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What is a Nano?

For Students 6th - 12th
Viewers consider shrinking down to the size of the nanoscale. With fairy-tale-like animation and narration, they imagine what they could see if they were 1,000 times smaller than a red blood cell! Use this clip in any class where you...
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Significant Figures

For Students 7th - 9th
A short and simple introduction to significant figures (or digits) can help viewers to grasp a concept that might be difficult for them to understand in another context. Watching the explanation several times can be especially beneficial.
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Lesson: New Museum Design Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After viewing images of vernacular and alternative architecture, budding designers collect materials to construct their own spacial design. They use gathered materials to construct a 3D model of the class space in a new way, yet...
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King of Math Junior

For Students K - 6th Standards
Do your students have what it takes to be the king of math? Find out with this fun skills practice game that covers a wide range of topics from counting and basic operations to measurement and fractions.
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Measuring Scavenger Hunt

For Students Pre-K - 1st
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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Measure School Supplies

For Students K - 3rd Standards
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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Ant Farm Areas

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Practice counting square units and learn about ants at the same time. Once you count the number of square units in each ant colony, use the legend to figure out what color each colony should be.
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Time Capsule

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
It's amazing how much kids change from the beginning of the year to the end. Create a written account of their growth with a fun worksheet that involves children recording information about themselves at two points during the school...
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Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
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Five Question Quiz 6.G.2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Thoroughly assess young mathematicians' understanding of volume and cubic units with this five question quiz. Including a variety of questions, this assessment asks students to calculate the volume of cubes and rectangular prisms, as...
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Toothbrush Measuring

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
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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Adopt a Schoolyard Tree

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Help young scientists connect with nature and learn about trees with a fun life science lesson. Heading out into the school yard, children choose a tree to adopt, taking measurements, writing descriptions, and drawing sketches of it in...
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The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
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How Long

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
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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Growing Bean Plants

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Plant growth experiments offer rich, cross-curricular learning opportunities that can really excite and engage young learners. In this series, children work in pairs planting, measuring, and comparing the height of bean plants in order...
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Size Shuffle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
In the eyes of children the world is a simple place, objects are either big or small. This simple activity aims to expand the comparison language of young mathematicians as they use the words taller and shorter to compare their height...
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Longer and Heavier? Shorter and Heavier?

For Teachers K Standards
For many young children it seems obvious that longer objects are heavier than shorter objects. This assumption is put to the test as the class investigates the relationship between length and weight in a whole-group activity. Using a...
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How Heavy

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Break out the balances for this primary grade instructional activity on weight measurement. Using common elementary school manipulatives like unifix or snap cubes, young mathematicians determine the weight of four different classroom...