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69 resources with the keyterm measurement

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Small, Smaller, Smallest

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Cupcakes, ice cream, and lemonade - what a delicious way to practice measurement! Kindergartners view drawings of treats and draw smaller versions. They also choose the smallest picture out of a group. For extra fun and practice, bring...
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A Planting We Will Go

For Teachers K - 2nd
Even the youngest kids can make scientific comparisons using collected data. They read The Tiny Seed, then discuss the essential nutrients and elements needed for a seed to grow into a blooming plant. They plant seeds and track their...
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Tall, Taller, Tallest

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Reinforce relative size and following directions. After looking at a small bottle and flower, kindergartners draw a taller version of each in the circle provided. They then choose the tallest building out of five. Bring the lesson to...
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Evergreen Tree

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners use a ruler to make measurements, and to create triangles and a rectangle. They take the shapes they've made and assemble them into an evergreen tree image. This simple, yet effective, instructional activity would be ideal for...
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Ordering Sets of Decimals

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Practice putting decimals in order. This resource presents ten sets of decimals for kids to order. After working through the first five sets, they review measurement and unit conversion (kilometers and meters) in the next five problems....
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Real-Life Problems

For Students 4th - 5th
Choose your operation; scholars read five math-application word problems and determine which of four operations to use in solving each. They work with time and measurements, making sure to include the proper units in their solutions....
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Real-Life Problems

For Students 3rd - 4th
When did math become so relevant? Scholars choose from four operations to solve five word problems dealing with money and measurements. They show their work in a designated space, and must include units in their answers. Learners work...
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Measurement Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
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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Can You Explain the Metric System?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In a step-by-step process, the narrator describes how to add fractions. She shows how to add fractions with different denominators, find the least common denominator, and figure out the answer to a problem.
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Discovering Math: Beginning Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
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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Find the Perimeter of a Polygon with More Than 4 Sides

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Perimeter moves beyond squares and rectangles in a lesson on irregular-shaped polygons. The lesson focuses on the strategy of counting and then adding side lengths. Several examples are slowly walked through, giving learners plenty of...
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Cover the Area of a Shape Using Square Units

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
This is the first of a series of four lessons designed to examine and understand the concept of area. A review of area starts the lesson, along with a discussion of different attributes that can describe a rectangle. The term square unit...
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How Do You Find Missing Measurements of Similar Figures Using a Proportion?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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 in the Kitchen

For Students 2nd - 4th
Demonstrating the math to real-world connection, this instructor explains all he'll need to do to make pasta. He explains he will need to measure, count, and determine low, medium, and high. No actual math was used in this video, but it...
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Estimating Measures

For Students 4th - 6th
Estimate measurements of various objects using customary units as well as metric units. The learning tool requires children to estimate the length, capacity, weight, or mass of an object and record it on the chart.  Then, learners find...
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Word Problems - Measurement and Length

For Teachers 4th
This presentation focuses on the solving of math problems that utilize all four basic operations, and deal with calculations of length and measurement. Before attempting to solve the problem, learners must decide which operation the...
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Units & Measurements

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students 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 - Time

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
If you're looking for a good presentation on reading analog clocks, this one could be for you! Learners are shown a series of clock faces that have a variety of times. They must choose the correct time in a multiple-choice format of four...
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Measure: Bearings and Scale Drawings

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young mathematicians practice measuring acurately with a protractor. They convert measurements using a scale factor, then translate the new information into diagrams. This lesson should be a hit in that it's mostly hands-on work with the...
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Unit 0 Review - Measurement Lab Equipment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review questions like these can be used in your biology, chemistry, physics, or earth science classes! They assess scientists' understanding of laboratory measurement tools including graduated cylinders, thermometers, and balances. They...
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Perhaps one of the most detailed presentations on the scientific method, these 42 slides begin with a definition of science and end step-by-step solutions to five metric conversion problems. In between, individual segments of the...