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69 resources with the keyterm measurement

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Which Weighs More? Which Weighs Less?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Expand the the comparative language of young mathematicians with a hand-on weight measurement activity. Working independently or in pairs, children compare the weight of large wooden blocks to various other classroom objects, recording...
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Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
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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Measure Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
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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What is a Nanometer?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
A reading precedes the activity in order to familiarize learners with just how small a nanometer is. Then, small groups measure classroom objects and convert units into nanometers. The publisher doesn't mention it, but the reading...
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Study Jams! Tools of Measurement

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
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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Measure Full and Half Rotations

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
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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Study Jams! Measure Length

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
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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Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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Represent Quantities of Money by Using Diagrams

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
This is the fourth of five videos focusing on representing measurement quantities with diagrams. The parts of a fraction are reviewed, including numerators, denominators, and divisors. The lesson then walks through how two different...
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How Do You Use Dimensional Analysis to Convert Units on Both Parts of a Rate?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
The video just before this lesson showed how to do unit analysis and rate conversions. This lesson also shows conversion of unit rates, feet, miles, seconds, hours. So pay attention and learn how to figure out how many feet per second...
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Estimating Surface Area

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Kids might enjoy this dramatic presentation on estimating surface area. The fake Transylvanian accent is a bit distracting but the problem solving practices are sound. Dr. Crazy Pants rounds his decimal measurements then multiplies...
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Writing Task 3.MD.8

For Students 3rd Standards
A quick writing activity empowers third graders to find the perimeter of an octagon and further explain why their answer is accurate. Based on their knowledge of measurement, learners incorporate practices that engage them in more than...
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Metric Conversions Cheat Sheet

For Students 4th - 8th
How do you convert inches to centimeters? Or pints to liters? This handy reference guide has both US to metric, and metric to US conversions in a quick, easy-to-read format. Mass, area, volume, capacity, and length conversions are all...
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The Shadow Knows: Student Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
How can you measure the height of a tree or telephone pole with only a short measuring tape?  It's not a problem when you start by measuring your shadow and your height to create a ratio to use with taller objects. Additional activities...
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Stadiums in America

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Let's play ball! A great springtime activity to learn about ratios. This activity challenges learners to draw stadiums to scale on standard letter paper and also on construction paper. This three-day lesson includes a pre-assessment...
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Thin, Thinner, Thinnest

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Reinforce comparative adjectives and relative size with a drawing activity. Kindergartners study a thin house and a thin balloon, then draw a thinner version of each. They also choose the thinnest bottle and lollipop in a group. Focus on...
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Practicing Multiplication Tables

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Multiplication will be a breeze! Third graders work on both straightforward multiplication problems and word problems involving money and measurement. All problems involve multiplying numbers 0 - 10. A great homework assignment or...
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Time Travel

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers practice measuring elapsed time between events. Learners work together to complete a worksheet, embedded in the plan, on elapsed time. The puzzle they must solve takes some time to complete. One of the tasks each...
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Using a Protractor

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Learn how to measure acute, right, and obtuse angles with a protractor. After reviewing the way the protractor works, fourth graders measure nine angles on their own. For extra practice, have them measure different angles in their...
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Inching Around

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
An alternative way to measure things is presented in this PowerPoint. Instead of using rulers, pupils use body parts to measure items in school and distances around the school. Each slide asks learners to measure something using specific...
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Which is Biggest?

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Help kindergartners determine which picture is biggest, tallest, longest, and thinnest! After studying four sets of pictures, kids choose the picture that is indicated in the instructions. Color the page once they're done for extra fun!
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Pencil Measurement

For Teachers 2nd
The worlds of measurement is a very important one! For 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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Which Unit of Measure

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
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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Measurement Cow

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
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...