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Scholastic

#### 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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Curated OER

#### By the Pound

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various...
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National External Diploma Program Council

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Measurement Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Would you use a ruler to measure the length of a soccer field? No way! Pupils explore four tools of the trade: yardstick, measuring wheel, tape measure, and ruler. They label 12 measuring tasks with the most appropriate tool. Some of...
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Curated OER

#### 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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Curated OER

#### A Handy Measure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How many hands tall are you? Challenge kids to measure themselves the way the 19th century Oklahoma horse traders measured their prize horses (can they guess how many hands tall a horse had to be?). There's some background information...
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Curated OER

#### Proper Measuring Techniques with Correct Equipment

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There is no better way to contextualize fractions than in a real-life situation. Learners demonstrate their ability to convert, measure, and determine fractional equivalents as they pertain to both liquid and dry measurements, as needed...
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Curated OER

#### Lesson 2: Measurement Tools

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Elementary schoolers examine the uses of rulers, scales, and measuring cups. They determine the criteria for the use of each tool and visit different areas of school to find items that can be measured with these tools. Everyone takes...
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Discovery Education

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Measurement Tools

For Students 1st - 3rd
Which of these is the best tool for the job? Learners examine a measurement scenario and determine which of five tools would be the right choice. There is only one problem, and the worksheet includes pictures. Because the answer is...
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Curated OER

#### Measures

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Estimate and explore the length and weight of classroom items using standard measurement and scales. Students will work in groups to determine appropriate measuring tools, weigh or measure items, and record their results on a data chart....
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Curated OER

#### Home Living / Daily Living : Measure Ingredients

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Cooking often requires one to measure out ingredients. Build an understanding of relative measurements as well as a reference for future cooking projects with your special needs class. In a small group, you'll discuss various measurement...
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Curated OER

#### Standard Units of Measure

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners explore linear measurement. They choose appropriate measuring tools, measure three classroom items, and record their results.  A class discussion ensues in which everyone decides the best way to present their data.
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Curated OER

#### Measure the Length of an Object

For Students 2nd - 4th
Would you measure ice water with a different tool than the height of a door? Of course! Scholars examine five measuring tasks and match them to the proper tools for the job. Three of these are length scenarios, one volume, and the last...
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Scholastic

#### 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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Curated OER

#### It's All in the Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Study customary measurements with your sixth graders. They will investigate linear and capacity measurements to then measure and convert linear and capacity units. Finally they will work in small groups to conduct experiments. Resources...
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Curated OER

#### Measuring Around the House!

For Teachers K - 4th
Trying to approach measuring in a fun and interactive way? You found it! This worksheet has young learners first cut out two "rulers" - one with simple units marked, and another with blank squares. They begin by going around their house...
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Curated OER

#### Measure the Length of an Object

For Students 2nd - 4th
Every measuring job requires a tool, but which is the right one? Scholars read four measuring tasks and select the proper tool for each. Next, they switch the exercise by choosing from a list of measuring tasks given a tool. Note there...
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Curated OER

#### Handy Measurement: Using Non-Standard Measuring Tools

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners examine different types of non-standard measurement. In this measuring lesson, students utilize their fingers, palms and feet as measuring tools. Learners discuss the difference between measuring using parts of their body and...
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Curated OER

#### Measuring Tools

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this measuring tools practice learning exercise, students match the 5 items defined to the 5 correct tools of measurement listed.
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Curated OER

#### 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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Space Awareness

#### Making A Sundial

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Can people really measure time just by using the sun? Scholars venture outside on a nice, sunny day to build sundials and learn how people measured time 600 years ago. The class builds two different sundials while gaining practice with...
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Big Kid Science

#### Measuring Shadows Using an Ancient Method

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
How did ancient peoples determine the height of really tall objects? Young scientists and mathematicians explore the concept of using shadows to measure height in a hands-on experiment. Paired pupils measure shadows, then calculate the...
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National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

#### The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a worksheet that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their worksheet.