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3,532 reviewed resources for Measurement System

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Metric & Standard Measurement Systems

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Teenagers in this engaging video explore different ancient measurement systems. Footage of the teens and computer animations combine to stimulate viewers' interest. The metric system is interchangeably referred to as the decimal system...
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Measuring in Metrics

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice measuring skills with a 10-question worksheet that challenges scholars to measure lines using centimeters and inches.  
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Compare and Convert Metric Units of Length

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Leaping frogs lead the way in a lesson on metric conversion. A review of the customary measurement system and metric system starts the lesson, followed by a detailed explanation of how the metric system is based around the meter. Then, a...
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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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Study Jams! Units of Measurement

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...
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Toilet Paper Solar System

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Can we model how large the solar system really is? Attempt an astronomical feat with a hands-on-activity that uses a roll of toilet paper. Young scientists measure the distances of the planets from the sun to create a scale model of the...
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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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Conversion Between Metric Units

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Math scholars with a basic grasp on units of measure will appreciate this video. Sal breaks down the process needed to convert between metric units. He defines kilo, hecto, and deka than uses that framework to assist him in determining...
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U.S. Customary and Metric units

For Students 4th - 6th
Expose your students to the differences and vocabulary associated with both U.S. Customary Units and Metric Units. Sal defines 14 different terms of measure and then sorts them into two categories. He has lots of little side notes that...
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Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
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The Metric System

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
How did the metric system come to be, and why does the US not use it very much? Your class can learn the answers to these questions with the reading passage included here and then respond to the five related questions.
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Solar System Launch

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Trying to understand the vastness of outer space can be quite a challenge for young scientists. Help put things in perspective with this cross-curricular activity as students work in pairs creating scaled models of the solar system,...
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Scientific Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils learn everything from how to take scientific measurements, to accuracy/precision, to density and a plethora of topics from a presentation on the metric system.
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Measuring Distances: Lesson

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Let's rule the coordinate plane. By reviewing the marking on rulers, the video discusses how to determine the measurement between two points. The resource, a portion of a basic geometry playlist, determines the length of a side of a...
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Solar System Scale Model Demonstration

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explore outer space and decorate your classroom with an astronomy project. Learners create a visual model with the creation of a scaled solar system using different sized balls.
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Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
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Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson plan in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of...
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How Do Chemists Measure?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young chemists create gold nanoparticles as they learn to measure accurately with the metric system. They create an advertisement for the application of nanotechnology to complete the first activity in a series of six.
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Scale Model of the Solar System

For Teachers 6th
Young scientists gain a better understanding of space, the solar system and its vastness by creating a scale model. Students first need to calculate the distance between each of the nine planets according to the size of their scale. This...
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The Metric System

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Applying this metric worksheet, mathematicians will provide standard metric units of measurement, identify the largest and best way to measure items using the metric system, and convert units using King Henry.
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Converting Units of Measure #2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Turn centimeters to meters; scholars practice measurement conversion using metric units. There are two examples to get them started before they complete four sections converting centimeters to meters, meters to centimeters, meters to...
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Units of Measurement

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Challenge your second graders with a worksheet on units of measurement! Not only do they put their measurement skills to the test, but kids practice word problem strategies as well. The second part of the resource prompts students to...
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Measuring Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 3rd - 5th
A visual measuring exercise that lends itself nicely to an all-class warm up, especially as it doesn't provide room for scholars to write in answers on the sheet itself. They examine 10 rulers and determine the length in either inches,...
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Measuring Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 2nd - 4th
Three rulers offer measuring practice with inches, centimeters, and millimeters. Scholars write four measurements, two of which involve fractional units. For the metric ruler they measure the same length in both centimeters and...

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