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English Measurement System

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students determine how to convert measurement. In this English Measurement lesson, students discover interesting facts about the history of measurement. Students study formulas and practice using them.
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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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Scholastic

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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Meet the Measurements

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore geometry by utilizing measurement tools. In this measurements lesson plan, students identify the different forms of measurements such as time, temperature, capacity and length. Students utilize rulers, weights and clocks...
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Star Date

Solar System Scale Model Demonstration

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explore outer space and decorate your classroom with an astronomy project. Learners create aĀ visual model with the creation of a scaled solar system using different sized balls.
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All About Measuring with the Metric System

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the metric system through video clips and Internet activities. For this measurements lesson, students practice using the units of measure for the metric system and compare them to the less popular English system....
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WS 1.8 Standards of Measurements

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this standards of measurements worksheet, students watch two videos and answer six questions regarding each video. Students goal is to devise a standard of measurement after the first video.
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UAF Geophysical Institute

System Interactions: The Lorax and the Truffula Tree

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
If the Lorax were to write a letter, what would he write? Introduce your class to systems and feedback loops through the whimsical stylings of Dr. Seuss. Learners take on the Lorax's point of view to write a letter, among other activities.
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Baylor College

Lungometer

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Life science learners construct lung-o-meters from gallon-sized milk jugs and then measure their lung capacities. For older students, have them graph the vital lung capacities of each person in the class. Cross-curricular pieces are...
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Measure Mania

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Groups of students rotate through five classroom stations to estimate, measure, and record volume, length, weight, mass, and area using both customary and metric measure. They evaluate their data to determine how close their estimates...
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McGraw Hill

The Units of the English System

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Go from feet to inches to yards and back again with this notes and worksheet combo resource. Several pages of examples regarding unit conversion of the English system are given, followed by different pages of problems. There is a nice...
Handout
McGraw Hill

Metric Units of Weight and Volume

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Getting the right measurements can save a lot of time and money in the real world. Learners are introduced to unit conversion and how to accurately go from one unit to another. The first pages are notes and then the packet finishes with...
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How To Measure Area

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Geometers learn how to measure the area in square units. They use the floor in the classroom as a visual to measure a square foot area. They use classmates to fill the space and expand the measured area square foot by square foot until...
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Measuring Temperature

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Fahrenheit? Celsius? What's the difference, and where did these two temperature scales originate? Your pupils will learn all about these topics by reading the passage included here. After reading, individuals respond to five questions...
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Arc GIS Project: Visualizing the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A cross-curricular lesson for middle schoolers that covers language arts, social studies, geography, and math, this is a great extension activity if your class is readingĀ The Diary of Anne FrankĀ or learning about the Holocaust. Using...
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Bowland

German or English?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sprechen sie Deutsch? Future cryptographers must decide whether an unknown text is written in English or in German. They use provided pie charts about the frequency of words in the English and German languages to help make their decisions.
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Mass, Volume, and Weight

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners explore mass, volume, and weight. In this science and measurement lesson, students compare volume, mass, and weight after listening to the teacher's description of each. Learners explore different scales and balances and...
Worksheet
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Metric System Notes

For Students 7th - 9th
In this metric system instructional activity, students complete notes on measurements used in the metric system, the metric system prefixes and estimates of measurements of length in centimeters.
Worksheet
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Metric Mania-English to Metric Conversions

For Students 7th - 9th
In this unit conversions worksheet, students convert from the English system of measurement to the metric system and from the metric system to the English system.
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Measurement Worksheet

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this measurement worksheet, students fill in a chart with the proper SI units, measurements and symbols. They also practice converting from one metric unit to another. They express numbers in scientific notation.
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 5 - Exercise 5b

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, high schoolers answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 6 - Exercise 2b

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Parts Are Parts: The English Measurement System

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view and measure common body parts to find a fathom, a span, and inch. They discuss the historical information about how standard English measurements came to be and why body parts can no longer be used as a standard...
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Metric Conversions

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners measure an assortment of items using metric measurements. In this measurement lesson, students measure using length, mass, and volume units of measurement. They convert between units. Learners learn a mnemonic to assist in...